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February 6, 2009 Suncoast man finds manatee-shaped potato SARASOTA, FL - A Suncoast man says he has a potato that's shaped like a manatee. Sarasota resident Len Higley tells ABC 7 that he picked the tuber from a bin of loose potatoes at the Publix on Fruitville Road near Honore Avenue. He says that as he sorted through them, that his eyes went right to the potato and immediately thought it looked like one of the endangered vegetarian mammals. Click here for the whole story