Fun Children's Books about Manatees and Other Sea Life

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Happy Manatee Appreciation Day! March 25, 2015

Hey – it’s time to celebrate! Today, March 25th is Manatee Appreciation Day! I’ve made a giant seagrass cake to celebrate this awesome occasion! Manatee Appreciation Day is dedicated to raising awareness about us manatees. Manatee celebrations occur in Florida, the Caribbean, and Mexico.  You can also find celebrations at Zoos and Marine Biology Centers.…

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Snooty the Manatee Turns 66! July 17, 2014

Can you believe it? My buddy – Snooty the manatee will be 66 years old on Monday, July 21st! He’ s the oldest manatee on record. Snooty was born on July 21, 1948 at the old Miami Aquarium and Tackle Company. Snooty weighs in at 1,100 pounds and he is 9 feet, 8 inches in…

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