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New Science for Protecting Manatees


Animals  (tags: animals, manatees, sea cows, marine mammals, science, wildanimals, wildlife, endangered, conservation, environment, protection, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1360 days ago - ecointeractivevacations.com
Manatees and dugongs are marine mammals of the order Sirenia.They originated in the middle Eocene period around 45 to 50 million years ago.They are gentle, plant-eating herbivores sometimes nicknamed "sea cows".The name manatee comes from the Haitian word



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Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:52 pm
Noted.
 

Marti Williams (170)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:00 pm
Thanks Yrna...
 

Sherry H. (64)
Friday January 28, 2011, 6:36 pm
They are so sweet. I heard that one could swim with manatees at Crystal River, which I think? is in Florida. I don't know if they still do that or not.
 

Shirley S. (174)
Friday January 28, 2011, 9:06 pm
noted
 

Michael Carney (211)
Friday January 28, 2011, 10:04 pm
Noted, I hope it works...
 

Lyn henry (19)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 8:53 am
Noted.
 

Tina Mia P. (138)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:11 pm
Thanks Yrna for posting!Great information!
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (44)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 8:22 pm
Excelent....................
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 3:13 am
They are such gentle creatures. I hope they survive!
 
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