Federal wildlife officials announced Thursday that the West Indian manatee, which once drifted close to extinction, will be reclassified as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act.
By Joshua Barajas
By PBS NewsHour
Nineteen manatees seeking the warm waters of a Florida beach were rescued overnight Tuesday after they became trapped in a drainage pipe.
By Larisa Epatko
Manatees are the slow, lumbering, gentle giants of the aquatic ecosystem. Every November, they make their way to Florida’s warmer waters for the winter marking Manatee Awareness Month. Celebrate by learning eight facts about the gentle sea cows.
By Ashira Morris
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