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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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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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Manatee Facts: Part 2 June 17, 2020

Greetings! Here is part 2 of my Marvelous Manatee Facts for you! Now take a look at another 11 fascinating facts all about us manatees… Manatees are Marine Mammals Manatees and dugongs are marine mammals. Marine means we live our entire life in the water and mammal means we breathe air just like humans breathe air. And in…

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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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Manatee Facts – Knowledge Challenge 11 April 23, 2020

Greetings! Manatee season recently ended here in Florida. But that’s not stopping me from continuing the awesome manatee fun! Here’s a quick rundown on 11 marvelous manatee facts! Manatees are Marine Mammals Manatees and dugongs are marine mammals. Marine means we live our entire life in the water and mammal means we breathe air just like humans breathe…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Kobee Manatee! November 26, 2019

Greetings! It’s that time of year again when we travel over the river and through the woods. Or in my case, over the reef and through the seagrass! As we get together with family and friends and celebrate all the wonderful things we’re thankful for. Thanksgiving – celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November in the United…

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Kobee Manatee® Celebrates July 4th! July 2, 2019

Greetings! Well it’s that historical time of year again when we celebrate our nation’s birthday! Can you believe the USA is now 243 years old? The Fourth of July is also known as Independence Day or simply July 4th. This historic day has actually been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941. However, traditionally Fourth of…

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Manatee Facts for Fun – Part 5 June 25, 2019

Florida manatees enjoying the warm balmy waters at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida Photo: Robert Scott Thayer Greetings! This is my fifth blog installment talking about some very cool and awesome manatee facts. Manatees actually make good parents! The manatee gestation period is about one year. Well – it is actually the female manatee…

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March to the Green with Seagrass Awareness Month! March 15, 2019

Seagrasses are the main food source for the vegetarian diet of manatees. Seagrasses can also be found in many locations of our planet, from the waters right here in Florida, to other global tropical regions, and as far north as the Arctic Circle. Greetings to you!  St. Patrick’s Day is almost here and I thought it…

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