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Gentle Giant Manatee (video)

While we are all so caught up in the terrible things happening around the globe, take a moment to watch this peaceful video of the gentle manatee.

Sadly, there aren’t many of them left.

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3:57PM PDT on Sep 27, 2012

Amazing, thank you!

3:56PM PDT on Sep 27, 2012

Amazing, thank you!

10:23PM PST on Jan 27, 2012

They are so gentle and calm. Humans have a lot to learn from such beings!

2:20AM PST on Jan 26, 2012

Unfortunately another animal that suffers due to thoughtless & careless humans.
Very calming video.

2:04AM PST on Jan 26, 2012

Wonderful film; almost as beneficial as meditation! The combination of the gentle manatees and the music is sublime!

4:24AM PST on Feb 10, 2011

Thanks for the article.

6:28PM PDT on Jul 20, 2010

Go, Manatee, go!

11:03PM PDT on Jul 13, 2010

Manatees are such beautiful animals. I haven't known about them for very long (maybe 15 years at the most), but to lose them would be a huge tragedy. Thank you for sharing the video-it has inspired me to do more to save them.

7:20PM PDT on Jul 8, 2010

Chris, thank you so much for this beautiful video, but what is that gorgeous music? I don't think it is the 'Manatee waltz' as one youtube video suggested. I am glad that the dear soul does not know what we know about the precarious state of the oceans and Mother Earth.

5:22PM PDT on Jul 8, 2010

We shouldn't anthropomorphize animals but I know it's hard not to do so. Animals should be understood on their own terms because this is what will really save them. And save them we must. Nothing is more important in this world than its plants and inhabitants and animals do include humans. Didn't anyone see "Wall-E"? This is the kind of proselyizing we need, not promises of heaven after we die.

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