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5 Manatees Released back to their Habitat! March 24, 2021

Here are two of the five manatees released from Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. Photo/Joel Bells Greetings to you! I’m fairly sure you’ll enjoy this blog, as it definitely brings you great manatee news! Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens recently released 5 rehabilitated manatees back into their natural habitat. And this release was the largest in the…

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Florida May Break Record for Annual Manatee Deaths March 22, 2018

2018 could turn out to be a bad year for manatee deaths in Florida. Greetings! You’ve probably read and experienced this extremely cold, snowy, and harsh winter, which doesn’t want to loosen its grip even though Spring 2018 is now here! Well, as I’m sure you know, manatees are warm-blooded and need water temperatures of…

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Alabama Tracks Manatees for their Safety! August 25, 2015

  Photo Courtesy News 5 – WKRG   We manatees are very adventurous, especially in the summer. That’s because we’ll travel from our Florida home to different states bordering both the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern United States! Our mighty adventures can take us as far north as Massachusetts (yours truly loves this adventure)…

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Trinidad the Manatee Heading Home to Florida! February 20, 2015

Photo By Courtesy/SeaWorld San Antonio Here’s an update on Trinidad the Manatee.  It was back in November 2014 when I told you he was rescued due to severe cold stress. His rescue took place in Trinity Bay, not far from Houston, Texas. Trinidad wanted to get back home to Florida; however, the cold air temperatures…

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Lowry Park Zoo Manatee Rehab Milestone! January 15, 2015

I just learned that the David A. Straz Jr. Manatee Hospital located at the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa, Florida released its 202nd manatee! What a milestone…Congratulations! The hospital’s focus is on critical care for injured, sick and orphaned manatees. And here’s something that’s really cool … It is the only non-profit acute care unit…

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Successful Magnolia River Manatee Rescue! January 7, 2015

  Great news! One of my manatee buddies suffering from cold stress was rescued from the Magnolia River in Alabama. A team from SeaWorld, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service performed the manatee rescue. Some manatees will travel from Florida over to…

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