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Manatees Are Dying In Droves, Florida Says 'Too Bad'


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, suffering, death, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 501 days ago - takepart.com
'Red tide' and a loss of sea grass account for some manatee deaths, but researchers believe undiscovered factors are also at play.



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Christeen Anderson (490)
Friday May 3, 2013, 12:49 pm
Alot of them are seriously injured by boat propellers. Some resulting in death. Thank you.
 

Jude Hand (59)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:35 pm
Noted. Oh, Florida, you're really missing the boat. You brought them back and now the death rates are the greatest ever?! Does the NRA have an opinion on manatees? The Tea Party? If you won't feed your hungry, care for your homeless, tend to your sick, take care of your immigrants, surely you can at least not kill off your manatees.
 

Mary T. (295)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:45 pm
Noted, boaters need to slow down, so sad these animals are being slaughtered so some people can enjoy a ride on their boats
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Friday May 3, 2013, 1:55 pm
What a tragic number.
 

Barbara D. (73)
Friday May 3, 2013, 2:15 pm
What are we doing people???
 

Patricia Long (1)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:05 pm
Scary article, thanks and noted.
 

Sandra Patterson (60)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:09 pm
signed and shared,ty
 

Robert O. (12)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:12 pm
How sad.
 

annie statton (372)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:29 pm
This animal dies ,that animal is abused ----All I Gotta Say Is ''THEY DON'T REALLY CARE ABOUT US''.
 

Theodore Shayne (56)
Friday May 3, 2013, 5:31 pm
Can't interefere with the recreational trade now can we?
 

Ruth S. (307)
Friday May 3, 2013, 6:03 pm
It makes me super angry when I hear about a Manatee (a gentle giant) being run over by a barbaric moron that was in a rush to go no WHERE!!
 

EDWARD G. MRKVICKA (0)
Friday May 3, 2013, 6:52 pm
noted on 5-3-13 so now we have endangered mammals dying in large numbers and all the state of florida can say is too bad not only is this inhumane but how can anyone just turn a blind eye and not want to help save our endangered wildlife believe me if it was something that they really cared about they would be screaming bloody murder and asking for help that state is nothing but a joke no wonder they have so many problems.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday May 3, 2013, 7:34 pm
We are KILLING our Planet!
 

. (5)
Friday May 3, 2013, 7:47 pm
What a crime! Noted sadly. Thanks Cher.
 

Rhonda Maness (602)
Friday May 3, 2013, 8:29 pm
Thanks Cher
 

Ruth R. (219)
Friday May 3, 2013, 9:21 pm
Noted and signed two (2) petitions on the link on some topics.
 

Joan AWAY McAllister (1084)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 1:26 am
Noted. Thanks Cher
 

Waltraud U. (78)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 1:59 am
done ty
 

Nils Anders Lunde (550)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 3:08 am
Noted :-(
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (383)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 3:48 am
Noted, so sad, such gentle creatures.
 

lee e. (114)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 5:57 am
Sadly noted - I hope those rich fools with their toys also can find it in their hearts to recognize what they're doing on their boats!
 

Danuta Watola (1199)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 6:14 am
noted
 

Helmut H. (28)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 7:19 am
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 10:59 am
sadly noted
 

Shanti S. (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 12:51 pm
Thank you.
 

samantha l (0)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:10 pm
Noted
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (228)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:37 pm
This is another reason why Florida is one of the most physically ugly states in the union!
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (177)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 2:51 pm
Very Sad!!! :( Shared on FB.
 

DORIS L. (61)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 8:02 pm
Florida you are making a very big mistake here.
 

Constance F. (433)
Saturday May 4, 2013, 10:08 pm
Thank ;you ~ shared on fb. I better not comment more.
 

deb s. (145)
Sunday May 5, 2013, 4:25 pm
done
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday May 13, 2013, 4:28 am
very sadly noted
 

Sara P. (57)
Monday May 13, 2013, 7:05 am
Ah Cher, this is really really sad. Thanks for sharing.
 
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