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Manatees Hit Record Numbers, Conservation Efforts Actually Work

Manatees Hit Record Numbers, Conservation Efforts Actually Work

Chris Jancelewicz  03.16.2015
The gentle giants are back in record numbers. After years of conservation efforts, the Florida manatee's population has resurged to its...
Record Number Of Manatees Counted In Annual Florida Survey

Record Number Of Manatees Counted In Annual Florida Survey

AP  03.16.2015
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A record number of manatees have been tallied in Florida's annual survey of the endangered marine mammals, state...
About 20 Manatees Rescued From Florida Storm Drain

About 20 Manatees Rescued From Florida Storm Drain

Reuters  02.24.2015
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb 23 (Reuters) - About 20 Florida manatees were freed by early Tuesday morning from a storm drain near Cape Canaveral,...
Manatee Party Shuts Down Florida Refuge In The Best Possible Way

Manatee Party Shuts Down Florida Refuge In The Best Possible Way

Arin Greenwood  02. 6.2015
Manatee lovers -- by which we mean the entire world -- get a look at this. Three Sisters Springs in Florida's Crystal River Refuge has...
Yeehaw! See the Sea Cow Roundup in Florida's Citrus County

Yeehaw! See the Sea Cow Roundup in Florida's Citrus County

Kari Haugeto  01.18.2015
Citrus County, just north of St. Petersburg, has more than 70 natural springs which shoot a constant flow of 72-degree water. These mild...
Manatees May Soon Lose Their Endangered Status

Manatees May Soon Lose Their Endangered Status

AP  08.29.2014
MIAMI (AP) — As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium,...
Massive Red Tide Forms Off Florida Coast

Massive Red Tide Forms Off Florida Coast

Katherine Boehrer  08.13.2014
A huge stretch of ocean near Florida has been taken over by Karenia brevis, a microscopic algae that can kill fish and marine mammals,...
Happy Birthday, Snooty!

Happy Birthday, Snooty!

Dominique Mosbergen  07.19.2014
On July 21, Snooty the manatee will turn 66, a huge milestone for the elderly sea cow and his kind. Snooty, who lives at the South Florida...
Manatee Cannonballers Avoid Jail Time

Manatee Cannonballers Avoid Jail Time

Andy Campbell  06.19.2014
Two men who recorded themselves jumping off a Florida dock onto a manatee and its baby received a slap on the wrist and avoided federal...
WATCH: Just A Herd Of Manatees Passing Through

WATCH: Just A Herd Of Manatees Passing Through

  05.30.2014
Who knew manatees were so friendly? In a striking video captured by a 19-year-old in Florida, a herd of manatees ambles up and swims along...
Conservative Group Sues To Strip Manatees Of 'Endangered' Status

Conservative Group Sues To Strip Manatees Of 'Endangered' Status

Sun Sentinel  05. 2.2014
A non-profit legal organization has filed suit to force the federal government to reclassify the manatee from endangered to threatened,...
WATCH: A Manatee Drinking Water From A Hose Has An Insane Looking Mouth

WATCH: A Manatee Drinking Water From A Hose Has An Insane Looking Mouth

Sarah Barness  05. 1.2014
When YouTuber DeerMeatForDinner went down to his dock to filet some fish, he found an unexpected visitor. A sea cow/mermaid/manatee was...
Miami Development Plans Stopped By Outcry Over Manatees

Miami Development Plans Stopped By Outcry Over Manatees

Reuters  03.15.2014
By Ashley Powers MIAMI, March 15 (Reuters) - The riverbank that hugs this city's downtown has in recent years sprouted...
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