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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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What is happening to manatee and dugong populations worldwide?
The ongoing research will fill the large gaps in knoMedge about manatee behavior in response to vessels, said biologist Chip Deutsch of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which funded the re search with the Disney Wildlife Conservation Fund.
No other manatee has been known to migrate so far north.
An herbivore, the manatee probably evolved from an animal that waded in water to eat plants.
Geological Survey's (USGS) Florida Integrated Science Center (FISC) are providing research findings to address the Service's manatee recovery efforts.
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Dirty Dan takes Skeet out to catch his first tarpon, but Skeet sees Dan's boat and the way he lives as clues in the manatee mystery.
With plans to retire at the end of the school year, Pane is looking forward to taking his show on the road, where he can teach manatee awareness to a whole new audience.
in the benefit of enhanced American purchases by Alimport and consequently increased business for the Port of Manatee and Tampa Bay.
Environmentalists had to collide with Interior secretary Gale Norton to get the Bush administration to make good on a pledge to keep motorboats from colliding with endangered Florida manatees.
A task force of scientists, power plant executives, and manatee conservation advocates are looking for solutions.
Manatees are plant-eating mammals that grow as long as 12 feet and weigh up to 1,500 pounds.