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Manatee Awareness Month – Manatee Facts! November 20, 2020

Greetings – Happy Manatee Awareness Month! To celebrate manatees, here’s a blog on manatee facts.  The manatee is a large marine mammal with a paddle-shaped tail and two flippers. Interestingly, the manatee is closely related to elephants.  Yours truly is actually a Florida manatee. I’m also known as a West Indian Manatee. The Antillean manatee is also known as a West Indian Manatee.…

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Fossils Show Ice Age Manatees lived in Texas! October 6, 2020

Greetings! Here’s some more awesome manatee news for you! You may already know that during the summer months, some adventurous and curious manatees (Florida manatees and Antillean manatees) leave Florida and Mexico and check out the coasts of Texas. And when fall and winter return, they swim back home to warmer waters. It was very interesting research done by The…

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Can Manatees Get West Nile Virus? August 27, 2020

Greetings! We all know that nasty itch from a mosquito bite, along with the possibility of the pesky inscet injecting a disease such as West Nile Virus. With that said, can a mosquito bite a manatee and possibly give it West Nile Virus? Absolutely! Mosquitoes which transmit diseases such as West Nile don’t just bite humans, horses or…

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Manatee Facts – Knowledge Challenge 9 March 18, 2020

Greetings! In this blog, I’m continuing my manatee trivia for you in the format of a question and answer, true or false. So here is the ninth installment. I know you will really impress your friends and family with your newfound manatee knowledge! Okay – here’s some very cool manatee trivia in the form of…

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Manatee Facts – Knowledge Challenge 2 October 16, 2019

Greetings! Today I bring you the second installment of 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 and a body tapering down to a paddle-shaped tail. Ok – let’s put together some cool manatee trivia…

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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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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 2) April 11, 2018

A Florida Manatee enjoying a nibble of seagrass. Manatees eat between 10% and 15% of their body weight daily! Greetings! Here’s the continuation of my blog on manatee facts (Part 2). It reviews some of the awesome manatee facts I’ve presented over these last few years! You may have learned from reading part 1’s blog,…

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