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Florida Manatee

Curious Manatee Kept An Eye On Stranded Pup Until Help Arrived, Just To Be Nice

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.24.2014 | Good News

Even animals need guardian angels. And lucky for White Boy, a dog who was stranded in the Hillsborough River in Tampa, Florida, a manatee was stand...

Manatees May Soon Lose Their Endangered Status

AP | By JENNIFER KAY | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the sp...

16 Percent Of Florida's Manatee Population Died In 2013

AP | Posted 02.20.2014 | Miami

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The number of manatee deaths in Florida has topped 800 for the first time since such record-keeping began in the 1970s. ...

Dire News For Our Manatees

Posted 11.01.2013 | Miami

A record number of manatees have died in Florida in 2013 and the body count continues to climb with two more months left in the year. The death tol...

Adorable Manatees Doing Manatee Things With Manatee Friends

The Huffington Post | Janie Campbell | Posted 08.02.2013 | Miami

Manatees are the cutest. (Their cousin, the dugong, is also quite winning!) 1. They high five! 2. They are sometimes really, really adorably ...

Famous Manatee Celebrates 65th Birthday!

AP | TAMARA LUSH | Posted 09.18.2013 | Green

BRADENTON, Fla. -- Snooty the manatee was born when Harry S. Truman was president, Columbia records had just released its 33 1/3 LP format, and people...

PHOTOS: 'One Of Nature's Most Placid Species'

Posted 07.19.2011 | Green

From The International League of Conservation Photographers: The conservation status of the Florida manatee remains a controversy as researchers in...

Ilya The Manatee Rescued, Heading To Miami Aquarium

Huffington Post/AP | TAMARA LUSH and WAYNE PARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MIAMI — In a journey familiar to retirees but not sea mammals, Ilya the wayward manatee flew south for the winter Thursday after being rescued f...

Ilya: Manatee Stuck In New Jersey, Rescue Planned As Cold Endangers His Life

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Ilya is back in Miami! ****** ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — A rescue attempt is being planned for Ilya, a Florida manatee stuck near an oil re...

Ilya The Manatee: Update!

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Ilya is back in Miami! ******* LINDEN, N.J. — Officials have lost sight of a wayward Florida manatee that they wanted to rescue from f...

Manatee Stuck In New Jersey Is In Danger, Officials Say

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — The fate of a Florida manatee that has wandered into northern New Jersey waters remained unclear Saturday night. The wayward ma...