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Can Climate Change Affect Manatees? April 20, 2021

The Florida manatee is a threatened species and as climate change begins affecting its main food source – seagrass, these ecosystem changes will bring an adverse effect to this marine mammal. Greetings to you! As you know, I’ve been blogging on the subject of Climate Change. This week, I want to talk about the perils…

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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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November is “Manatee Awareness” Month! October 29, 2020

Greetings! It’s time to celebrate manatees once again because November is Manatee Awareness Month! Yes, it’s that time of year when us manatees begin seeking the naturally warmer spring waters in Florida as the temperatures start to cool off. And thanks to my good friends at Save the Manatee Club, they would like to remind you if you are a…

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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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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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See Manatees at Walt Disney Resort! June 3, 2020

A Note on COVID 19 – Walt Disney World Resort has plans to welcome guests back to its theme parks as part of a “phased reopening beginning July 11, 2020” pending state approval.   Greetings! Did you know there are manatees living at Walt Disney World Resort? Absolutely! And the very cool thing about this, you can get…

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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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