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Posts tagged as “Manatee”

Manatee Rescued from Crab Trap in Cocoa

A manatee entangled in a crab trap in Brevard County was successfully rescued on Friday, thanks to the coordinated efforts of local wildlife officials and rescue organizations.

Wildlife officials approve manatee protections

State wildlife officials Wednesday approved a seasonal no-entry zone in an area of Brevard County waters where manatees gather, while preparing for a second winter of feeding the sea cows to try to prevent deaths.

Consider Adopting a Manatee for your Valentine

If you’re looking for the perfect gift to give your loved one this Valentine’s Day, Save the Manatee Club suggests adopting a real, living manatee for them. 

Record manatee deaths cause Florida to try feeding program

More than 1,000 manatees died in Florida waters in 2021 as water pollution hurt their food supply.

Though, a new feeding plan could save many manatees from starvation. But they will still face the long-term threat of man-made water pollution stifling their food supply, wildlife officials said.