Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee
should be reclassified as a ''threatened'' species, which would allow some flexibility for federal officials as the species recovers while maintaining most of the protections afforded to the animals.
At each airport, the manatee
crates were placed in an open-top cargo crate that was locked into the cargo hold.
AP notes the manatee
eats 80 pounds of lettuce daily, gets routine health checkups and gets constant attention from handlers and visitors alike.
To obtain their results, the researchers asked local inhabitants about the animals' movements, studied the shapes and depths of the local rivers and lakes and then used radio tracking tags to follow the movements of 10 manatees
But if three or more beams are interrupted, it indicates the presence of a large animal, such as a manatee
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.
Geological Survey's (USGS) Florida Integrated Science Center (FISC) are providing research findings to address the Service's manatee
County, Dearing's message has been amended to reflect that need: Work Hard, Have Fun, Make Reading Mission One.
Brevetoxicosis in manatees
(Trichechus manatus latirostris) from the 1996 epizootic: gross, histopatholegic and immunocytochemical features.
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
County Port Authority has approved a memorandum of understanding between Port Manatee
and Cuba--built only after port officials agreed to remove a 44-word sentence that encouraged the port to actively oppose the U.