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Manatee Facts Part 4: Threats to Survival August 9, 2020

Greetings! Here is part 4 of my Marvelous Manatee Facts for you!  Manatees are currently listed as threatened, meaning that we are currently in danger of becoming an endangered species within the foreseeable future. The following are major threats that manatees face every day… Cold Weather – In Florida during the winter months when it has…

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2020 Manatee Mystery Deaths Increase July 21, 2020

Greetings! Unfortunately, I have some sobering news for you concerning our 2020 manatee deaths in Florida. Judging by the latest numbers, Florida is on pace to have one of its deadliest years for manatee deaths. “While 606 manatee deaths were reported in Florida in 2019, there have already been 355 deaths during the first six…

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Manatee Facts – Knowledge Challenge 12 May 5, 2020

Greetings! Here are some more awesome manatee facts for you. 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 Florida manatee.  And since some…

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Could Climate Change Banish the Colorado River? February 25, 2020

Greetings! Unfortunately, I have more sobering news for you on climate change. In a recent study, scientists say climate change is to blame for “declines in the Colorado River’s flow.” The study conducted by US Geological Survey scientists Chris Milly and Krista A. Dunne recently published in the journal Science – “adds urgency to efforts to protect one of the…

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Manatee Facts – Knowledge Challenge 6 February 8, 2020

Greetings! Here is the sixth installment of awesome manatee facts for you. It’s worth repeating that we manatees are very large marine mammals with two flippers and a body tapering down to a paddle-shaped tail. I’ll continue the manatee trivia in the form of the Q&A session, which seems to work great! Here it is……

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Manatee Facts – Knowledge Challenge 3 October 28, 2019

Greetings! Today I thought it would be great in continuing my blog on some really cool manatee facts for you. 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. Ok – here’s…

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Estuary Restoration is Paramount for Manatees! August 8, 2019

Greetings! Did you know that a manatee’s habitat relies on estuaries? It’s true. Estuaries, along with their surrounding wetlands are actually bodies of water. And they are mostly found where rivers meet the sea. Estuaries are home to unique plant and animal communities, which have adapted to brackish water – a blend of fresh water…

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Manatee Facts for Fun – Part 6 July 11, 2019

Greetings! This is my sixth blog installment talking about some very cool and awesome manatee facts. You know – it’s really not a bad life at all being a manatee! Why? Because the manatee has no real agenda to follow. And get this – a normal day for a manatee is spent swimming, eating, resting and…

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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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