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Animals  (tags: CThunderbird, Advocate, endangered, Manatee, animalrights, Bactrian camel, species, animaladvocates, environment, conservation, protection, extinction )

- 2317 days ago -
Warm Florida waters have provided wintering refuges for manatees in natural warm water springs. They also are attracted to the warm water outflow from power plants, where on occasion a manatee has gotten stuck and rescue efforts have made the evening news
Save Florida's Manatees From Development! TAKE ACTION!
Animals  (tags: manatee, Florida, development, AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, habitat, wildlife, protection )

- 2668 days ago -
Your help is needed to save Florida's largest and deepest spring, and the incredible animals that live there. The state of Florida is considering opening Wakulla Spring to recreational diving, which would threaten the survival of species like the manatee
Injured Manatee Rescued in Florida
Animals  (tags: animals, manatee, marine mammals, resued, injured, wildanimals, humans, protection, environment, animalwelfare )

- 3052 days ago -
Florida wildlife officials say they captured an injured manatee that had eluded rescue efforts and took it to the Miami Seaquarium for treatment. The 1,000-pound manatee, with open wounds along its back, frustrated rescue attempts for hours
Strange Mammals
Animals  (tags: environment, habitat, humans, endangered, animals, animalwelfare, pets, protection, wildanimals, wildlife, mammals, mermaid, platypus, manatee )

- 3222 days ago -
Most mammals have a fairly conventional and recognizable shape and appearance, but some at first glance almost defy classification. One of the most bizarre of all mammals is the duck-billed platypus of Australia. As an egg-laying mammal it is odd enough..
It's Manatee Vs. Military in Pending Habitat Ruling
Animals  (tags: manatee, gentle endangered sea animals, survival, military, habitat ruling, protection )

- 3461 days ago -
Manatees may rank lower than traditional military menaces like torpedoes or air-to-sea missiles. But a proposal to protect additional habitat for the deceptively gentle, seagrass-munching creatures could, according to the U.S. Navy, end up reducing
Ilya, the Lost Manatee, Heading Back to Florida After 1,300 Journey
Animals  (tags: manatee, rescued, GoodNews, going home )

- 3473 days ago -
Ilya, the lovable lost manatee, is going home next week. He's scheduled to be released into Miami's Biscayne Bay Tuesday.
Sign Petition: U.S. Military Base in Okinawa Threatens Rare Dugongs
Animals  (tags: animals, dugong, manatee, okinawa, wildlife, wildanimals, endangered, extinction, sadness, environment, habitat, nature, habitatdestruction, ecosystems, destruction, protection, humans, oceans )

- 3647 days ago -
The U.S. and Japanese governments are planning to destroy the best remaining habitat of a unique and critically endangered marine mammal -- the Okinawa dugong. This dugong, a relative of the manatee, is a rare marine mammal that feeds in the seagrass beds.
Florida's Manatees & the 2009 Florida Legislative Session. Take Action! Safeguard Florida's Environment!
Animals  (tags: Save the Manatee, manatees, manatee, over-development, marine wildlife, AnimalWelfare, conservation, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, protection, law, society, wildlife )

- 3709 days ago -
Multiple bills threaten Florida's ecosystems, including the manatee's aquatic ecosystem. Current economic difficulties are being used by the development community & their allies as an excuse to 'relax' environmental safeguards in FL.
Chilly Temperatures Take Toll on Manatees |
Animals  (tags: manatee, manatees, Climate Change, Endangered Species, wildlife, society, conservation, environment, endangered, ethics, extinction, habitat, investigation, protection, suffering, sadness )

- 3760 days ago -
Twice the usual number of manatees died from the chilling temperatures this winter in Brevard County, and more may succumb as lingering effects of cold snaps take their toll.
SeaWorld Releases 3,000 Pound Manatee
Animals  (tags: florida, sea world, marine wildlife, manatee, released, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3762 days ago -
ORLANDO -- SeaWorld is releasing the largest manatee it has ever cared for back into nature, but it is going to take a crane to get her back into the water. SeaWorld's Animal Rescue Team was scheduled to begin the delicate operation of releasing Rita -
Rescuers Try to Save Injured Manatee in Florida Keys
Animals  (tags: florida keyes, marine wildlife, manatee, injured, fresh boat propeller scar on head, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, protection )

- 3842 days ago -
KEY WEST, Fla. -- Rescuers are trying to save an injured manatee in Key West. Marine mammal rescue crews from the Dolphin Research Center and the Miami Seaquarium were working to save the manatee Thursday and Friday but were unable to catch it before d
Serious Concern for Florida Manatees
Animals  (tags: manatee, manatees,, sirenians, extinction, overpopulation, marine wildlife, politics, mammals, conservation, endangered, environment, ethics, investigation, suffering, society, wildlife, habitat, AnimalWelfare, animals )

- 3885 days ago -
Who Else Wants To Help Save The 3,200 That Occupy The Florida Coast? American Tourism, Leisure Water Activities, and the Fishing Industry are the main causes of the Decline of Manatees... *For more info, please visit
Dennis the Manatee Rescued!
Animals  (tags: manatee, Cape Cod, Dennis, Florida, Sea World, wildlife, rescue )

- 3900 days ago -
Good news, friends. Dennis the wayward manatee, who has been swimming in the cold northern waters off Cape Cod for several days, is now on his way to Sea World in Orlando, Florida for rehabilitation. Thanks to James H. for the good news.
Far From Home
Animals  (tags: manatee, Cape Cod, Florida, wildlife, rescue )

- 3901 days ago -
A manatee, normally found in warm tropical waters, is cruising the waters off Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Wildlife officials there are keeping an eye on the adult manatee and waiting for a Florida rescue team to arrive and take it back home.
Cape Residents Report Sightings of Manatee
Animals  (tags: cape cod, marine wildlife, manatee, sighting, habitat, humans, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3905 days ago -
An unusual tourist - one that may be 8 feet long and weigh 1,000 pounds - has been visiting Cape Cod recently. A manatee, normally a denizen of waters much farther south, has been sighted in Harwich, Dennis, and Yarmouth, an official at the Cape Cod Stran

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