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
County, Dearing's message has been amended to reflect that need: Work Hard, Have Fun, Make Reading Mission One.
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
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.
are plant-eating mammals that grow as long as 12 feet and weigh up to 1,500 pounds.