Fun Children's Books about Manatees and Other Sea Life

Kobee Manatee

Feds Reviewing Manatee Endangered Status July 3, 2014

  I just heard that the U.S. Fish and Wild Life Service is reviewing the status of us manatees. They may change our status from endangered to threatened. There are two sides of people who are involved with this issue. One side doesn’t want to change our endangered status because of the ongoing threat of…

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Some Cool Manatee History for You! May 29, 2014

We manatees have been on the planet for a very long time. In fact, our fossils have been found all around the world. But it is both Florida and the Caribbean that have evidence of us dating back some 50 million years! I’m a West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus). The West Indian Manatee includes two…

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Red Tide: A Manatee’s Personal Danger May 8, 2014

I really don’t have any enemies to speak of. Even sharks won’t bother me! However there’s one nightmare I have to deal with from time to time. It’s called red tide. Red tide is made up of microscopic water plants (algae). These algae can start growing out of control in the water where I swim.…

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