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It's Manatee Awareness Month. Let's Celebrate.

It's Manatee Awareness Month. Let's Celebrate.

Hilary Hanson  11. 2.2015
Florida takes a lot of criticism, but it's done one thing right.  In 2005, the Sunshine State declared November "Manatee Awareness...
We Are Extremely Excited About These Baby Manatee Twins

We Are Extremely Excited About These Baby Manatee Twins

Arin Greenwood  07.20.2015
These lovely, rare creatures are twin baby manatees, swimming with their mother. Mom's manatee with twins. I've been...
A Very Important Manatee Just Got Inducted Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

A Very Important Manatee Just Got Inducted Into The Guinness Book Of World Records

Arin Greenwood  07.10.2015
Snooty is turning 67 years old. Were he human, Snooty would be eligible for full retirement. As a manatee, the monthly stipend wouldn't...
Wildlife From Both Sides of the Glass

Wildlife From Both Sides of the Glass

Christine Negroni  06.23.2015
In 2005, I had a big bay window installed over my kitchen sink. Since I spend hours standing there, I reasoned I might as well look at...
How NOT to Be a Tourist in Key West

How NOT to Be a Tourist in Key West

Karl Wilder  05.20.2015
In Key West we see them in droves on Duval Street. They tend to proclaim the deliciousness of the frozen Asian Shrimp they had at the tourist...
Don't Disturb The Manatees During Their 'Relaxed Orgy'

Don't Disturb The Manatees During Their 'Relaxed Orgy'

Arin Greenwood  05.13.2015
It's that time of year again, when manatees engage in group sex off the coast of Florida, and alarmed people call the authorities. Indeed,...
This Girl Was Swimming, Then A Manatee Appeared...

This Girl Was Swimming, Then A Manatee Appeared...

04.14.2015
It's like 'Jaws'... but without the threat. Yes, Caroline Winch was having a lovely time swimming off the coast of Florida with her friends,...
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...
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

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...
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...
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