Florida Manatees Are Dying Of Starvation At An Alarmingly High Rate : NPR — Natural History Wanderings

NPR reports Over 10% Of Florida’s Total Manatee Population Has Died So Far This Year In Florida, wildlife managers and environmental groups are stunned by a record number of manatee deaths. More than 750 manatees have died since the beginning of the year, the most deaths ever recorded in a five month period. Most of […]

Florida Manatees Are Dying Of Starvation At An Alarmingly High Rate : NPR — Natural History Wanderings

Swimming with the Manatees: Florida’s Crystal River — Repeating Islands

Yes, I have a weakness for the idea of swimming with sea animals—I was able to swim with schools of barracuda (terrifying, but fascinating) in the Florida Keys, in clouds made of hundreds of purple jellyfish (even more terrifying, but breathtaking) in Puerto Rico, and with dolphins (a highly orchestrated and disappointing experience) in . […]

Swimming with the Manatees: Florida’s Crystal River — Repeating Islands

Manatees Expand Their Habitat in Costa Rica — Repeating Islands

Located in the northern Caribbean region of Costa Rica, the Tortuguero National Park is home to one of the most docile, timid and elusive aquatic mammals. Trichechus manatus, also known asAntillean sea cows or manatees, once sought refuge exclusively in the canals of Tortuguero, but decades of protection have encouraged them to swim north to Barra […]

Manatees Expand Their Habitat in Costa Rica — Repeating Islands

593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes — Natural History Wanderings

Center for Biological Diversity News Release 593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes Proposed Legislation Would Expand Requirements for Boater Safety Education ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Florida wildlife officials have proposed new boating safety education requirements after another year of accidents and collisions took a deadly toll on people and […]

593 Florida Manatees Died in 2020, Including At Least 90 From Boat Strikes — Natural History Wanderings