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Biologists try to save Florida manatees from starvation

Clip: 02/10/2022 | 8m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

Last year was the deadliest on record for manatees, many of whom starved to death because of a lack of seagrass. A die-off is happening again this year, and federal and state officials as well as volunteers in Florida are trying to save starving manatees with a pilot-feeding project this winter. But as Miles O'Brien reports, there are also larger environmental problems in the water.

Aired: 02/10/22

Rating: NR

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