Under sunny South Florida skies, a volunteer park ranger at Biscayne National Park had a moment with a manatee—and the encounter was captured on a GoPro.
South Florida is known for attracting “snow birds” but the warm waters off our coastline also attract manatees which means boaters need to slow down and be careful.
A decade into a dispute about how to divvy up the costs of detaining young offenders, the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice and more than two-dozen counties are digging in for more legal fighting.
There’s a baby boom taking place at South Florida tourist attraction the Miami Seaquarium.
A manatee found injured in 2012 and received help at the Miami Seaquarium was released back into the wild Thursday.
A manatee that was suffering from an injury and received help at the Miami Seaquarium will be released back into the wild.
State wildlife officials say they are encouraged by the findings of this year’s manatee count. On January 24th and 27th, a team of 20 observers from nine organizations counted 4,831 manatees; 2,317 on the east coast and 2,514 on the west coast,
A pair manatees rescued from the state’s southwest coast are going home. “Woodstock” was rescued from Port of The Islands, south of Naples, on January 7th, 2011. The adolescent female was orphaned after her mother died during the 2010-2011 winter season.
South Florida is known for attracting “snow birds” but the warm waters off our coast line also attract manatees which means boaters need to slow down and be careful.
A manatee calf that was orphaned and rescued near Palm Coast over the weekend is now at SeaWorld Orlando.