Manatee Deaths

A red tide algae bloom is killing manatees in record numbers this year. (Source: CBS Tampa Bay)

“Red Tide” Killing Manatees In Record Numbers

“This is probably going to be the worst [manatee] die-off in history.” That’s the grim news from Martine DeWit, a veterinarian who oversees Florida’s marine mammal pathology laboratory.

CBS4–03/09/2013

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Cold Snaps Took Toll On Manatee Numbers Once Again

South Florida’s often quick by severe cold snaps have taken their toll on the state’s manatee population once again.

CBS4–01/04/2012

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Cold Blast In Early 2010 Took Toll On Manatees

The cold weather earlier this year led to a record high number of manatee deaths in 2010.

CBS4–12/10/2010

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