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manatee

members of the genus Trichechus which with the dugongs make up the order Sirenia, of sea-cows. They are almost completely aquatic mammals with a large, fish-like body with flippers in front and horizontal tail flukes behind. They can be up to 13 ft long and weigh up to 2000 lb.
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This showed us that manatees should be able to hear approaching boats," Gaspard said.
In 2003, Lee had more manatees killed by boats than any other county in Florida.
We are very excited to extend our player development contract with the Milwaukee Brewers," stated Brevard County Manatees General Manager Kyle Smith.
Here, the manatees consume 8 percent of their body weight in aquatic plants each day.
Also, manatees can survive only in water temperatures above 20[degrees]C (68[degrees]F), so they must constantly seek warm environments.
AP notes the manatee eats 80 pounds of lettuce daily, gets routine health checkups and gets constant attention from handlers and visitors alike.
She was one of three manatees rescued from the Desoto Canal in Satellite Beach that winter.
As part of the lengthy review process, the agency is seeking public comment on its finding that a petition to reclassify the manatee has merits.
I saw tourists who rented their own boats and just jumped into the water, letting kids splash around and probably scaring any manatees they managed to find.
Manatees, once hunted to near extinction, have been on the endangered species list since 1967, but the U.
I became a member of the Save the Manatee Club, adopted a manatee named Ariel, and my love for manatees continued to grow.
The attraction will showcase manatees and other species that inhabit the Lake Worth Lagoon.