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Manatees in Ghana are being slowly wiped out by hunting and loss of habitat. But the very people who kill the elusive aquatic mammal for its meat could be the key to its survival. In 1964, a vast lake was created in south-east Ghana by blocking the

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Past Member (0)
Saturday March 29, 2008, 5:19 am
manatees are special...thanks for the article Simone

Past Member (0)
Saturday March 29, 2008, 2:26 pm
I love my Florida Manatees..noted.

Jim Phillips (3200)
Monday March 31, 2008, 2:07 am
I do hope that the manatees/Dugongs are kept from becoming endangered or worst, extinct.
They are awesome Mammals and people should respect them more. I've them in Florida and
they are so cute.

I hope that the Manatees do well in Ghana with all the proper help.

TY, Simone.


Fey Catarina Dolphin (69)
Monday March 31, 2008, 4:55 pm
Thanks Simone. Manatees are great.
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