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Manatee Facts for Fun – Part 5 June 25, 2019

Florida manatees enjoying the warm balmy waters at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida Photo: Robert Scott Thayer Greetings! This is my fifth blog installment talking about some very cool and awesome manatee facts. Manatees actually make good parents! The manatee gestation period is about one year. Well – it is actually the female manatee…

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Due to Evolution Manatees lose Protection from Pesticides? May 16, 2019

Prism light from the sun falls on a Florida manatee. Unfortunately, evolution leaves it and other marine mammals defenseless targets of pesticides, herbicides and insecticides. Photo courtesy: Jay Campbel/Getty Images Greetings! I have some sobering news for you regarding my manatee buddies along with many other marine mammals. According to an article in the journal Science,…

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Author Robert Scott Thayer Signs Kobee Manatee® Books in Florida! March 6, 2019

Author Robert Scott Thayer with some of his Kobee Manatee® Fans at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida. Robert Scott Thayer, author of the award-winning Kobee Manatee® Children’s Educational Picture Book series recently toured and visited some of Florida’s extraordinary manatee festivals. Thayer is the creator of the Kobee Manatee® series published by Thompson Mill Press,…

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Manatee Facts for Fun – Part 1 January 23, 2019

In winter, Florida Manatees at Blue Spring State Park enjoy its warm balmy water temperature of 72 degrees Fahrenheit.   Photo: Robert Scott Thayer Greetings! Since we’re in the heart of manatee season I thought in this blog, I’d give you some awesome manatee facts. Yours truly is actually a Florida Manatee. With that said the…

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What’s the History of “Manatee Awareness” Month? November 14, 2018

The rare and threatened Florida manatee enjoying the balmy warm water at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida. Greetings! I recently blogged about how November is Manatee Awareness Month! In this blog, I would like to talk about the history of this wonderful occasion for increasing awareness of manatees. It was back in 2005, when…

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Manatee Facts – Quiz 5 October 29, 2018

Greetings! This blog is a continuation on the unique Florida manatee (yours truly). This is the fifth installment in a series of quizzes to test your awesome manatee knowledge! Just select your answer from each of the choices under the question. You’ll find the answer key located at the bottom of this blog. OK – are…

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Manatee Facts – Quiz 4 October 15, 2018

Greetings! This blog is a continuation on the unique Florida manatee (yours truly). This is the fourth installment in a series of quizzes to test your awesome manatee knowledge! Just select your answer from each of the choices under the question. You’ll find the answer key located at the bottom of this blog. OK – are you…

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Manatee Facts – Quiz 2 September 19, 2018

Test your knowledge on manatee facts with Quiz 2! Greetings! This blog is a continuation on the rare and unique Florida manatee (yours truly). This is the second installment in a series of quizzes to test your awesome manatee knowledge! Just select your answer from each of the choices under the question, from A to D.…

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Manatee Facts – Quiz 1 September 12, 2018

Test your knowledge on manatee facts with Quiz 1! Greetings! You’ve probably read some of my previous blogs on the rare and unique Florida manatee (yours truly). Well I thought it would be fun if I created a series of quizzes to test your awesome manatee knowledge! This blog contains Manatee Quiz 1. Just select…

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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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