Articles tagged: dugong

12 Awesome Manatee Facts! August 17, 2018

Two Florida Manatees, also known as West Indian Manatees are enjoying Florida’s warm waters Greetings! Since manatee season is right around the corner, I thought I’d give you a quick rundown on 12 awesome manatee facts! The manatee is the wonderful gentle giant of the ocean. And when I say giant, I mean giant! I’ll explain…

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Manatee Facts – Recap (Part 7) May 29, 2018

Florida Manatees also known as West Indian Manatees at Blue Spring State Park – Orange City, Florida       Photo: Robert Scott Thayer Greetings! Here’s another one of my blogs on manatee facts. This is the seventh installment, where you’ll find more awesome manatee facts I’ve presented over these last few years! The manatee is a large marine…

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Manatee Facts – Recap (Part 1) April 5, 2018

The Florida Manatee is a subspecies of the West Indian Manatee. Florida Manatees, (yours truly :-)) actually belong to the order Sirenia and are a subspecies of the West Indian manatee.  The other subspecies of the West Indian manatee is called the Antillean manatee. The United States is the only country where you’ll find the…

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Manatee Trivia (Part 8) – The Dugong! October 10, 2017

A dugong happily eating seagrass, much like its distant manatee cousin. Photo Courtesy: Abdallah Taher Greetings! Today I’d like to continue with installment eight of manatee trivia, where I’ll give you a Q&A on my very close cousin – the dugong! What is the main difference between the dugong and the manatee? The main difference…

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Manatee Trivia (Part 3)! April 21, 2017

Florida Manatees gathering in the balmy warm 72 degree Fahrenheit water temperature at Blue Spring State Park. Greetings! I thought it would be fun in continuing my manatee trivia for you. So here is the third installment. The feedback I’m getting is that you like the question and answer formant! It’s worth repeating that we manatees…

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Manatee Trivia (Part 2)! April 6, 2017

The Florida Manatee Greetings! I thought it would be fun in continuing my manatee trivia for you. So here is the second installment. You’ll definitely impress your friends and family with your newfound manatee knowledge! Once again, manatees are very large marine mammals with two flippers and a body tapering down to a paddle-shaped tail.…

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Manatee Trivia (Part 1)! March 29, 2017

Florida manatees enjoying the balmy 72 degrees Fahrenheit water at Blue Spring State Park.  Photo: Robert Scott Thayer Greetings! Today I thought it would be fun to gather some really cool manatee facts for you. You’ll definitely impress your friends and family with your newfound manatee knowledge! Manatees are very large marine mammals with two flippers…

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The Extraordinary Florida Manatee! October 13, 2016

A Florida manatee mom escorting her calf at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida. Greetings! I thought I’d recap some really cool and interesting facts about us Florida manatees in this blog. As some of you may already know yours truly, Kobee Manatee is a Florida manatee. And my home is at Blue…

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