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Survey Shows Florida Manatee Numbers Up Compared With Past Years

Animals  (tags: animals, manatees, sea cows, marine mammals, population, wildlife, wildanimals, environment, animalwelfare )

- 2637 days ago -
Florida's manatee population appears to be higher than usual this year. A recent survey showed almost 5,000 manatees in the state. Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission say that is comparatively higher than in past years.

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Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:04 pm
This is such good news. There are such gentle giants, I'm glad they are having a happy existence.

Marti Williams (170)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:17 pm
I'm glad this is happening...they are so sweet looking...and they really dont bother any body....

Sue Matheson (79)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:36 pm
Good news!

Cheryl B (64)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 7:46 pm
great news

Shirley S (187)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 10:34 pm
Good News

Agnes W (141)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 3:39 am
Thank you Yrna for the good news

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (50)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 8:31 am
Noted and shared.......................

Dotti L (85)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 9:52 am
Great news. The first time I saw a Manatee in person, I was mesmerized, just chomping away on a head of lettuce

Jeannette A (137)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 1:25 pm
Yeah!!!! I love manatees. They are gentle giants that are special... slow-moving sea creatures who do not fare well around speed boats and an uncaring recreational population.

Mary T (178)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 6:27 pm
Thanks for the great news.
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