Federal and State Authorities Race to Save Starving Manatees

7 months ago
Florida’s manatees gently glide through the state’s rivers and along coastal beaches like great, grey footballs, endearing themselves to residents and tourists alike. The half-ton, whiskery mammals are celebrated throughout the state on T-shirts, license plates, and with huggable stuffed toys in their likeness. Tourists and locals converge on inland waterways during winter, donning dive gear and plunging into chilly waters, when manatees migrate inland in massive numbers each year. ...
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