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Red Tide Claims Manatees


Animals  (tags: manatees, shocking deaths, red tide, endangered, environment )

Simone
- 2300 days ago - floridatoday.com
At least two manatees died an agonizing death from red tide in Brevard County and another five also are suspected victims of the toxic algae, officials said Friday. "They actually asphyxiate," said Ann Spellman, a marine mammal biologist with Florid



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Past Member (0)
Sunday December 30, 2007, 2:31 pm
I know about this from way back when i live in Florida and have been very active with the save the manatee ....I saw a couple of reports about this...since then the red tide got even worth ..once in Clearwater Indian Rock Beach there where tons and tons of dead fish..it was horrid
 
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