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.
Two Florida men could face big legal problems after old video posted online shows one of them jumping on top of a manatee and her calf.
Admiring Florida manatees is a favorite pastime of many folks but if you get too close, you could end up behind bars.
A St. Petersburg woman who was caught on camera riding a manatee earlier this year is now facing major legal trouble.
An injured young manatee found in a Key Largo canal has been taken to the Miami Seaquarium for treatment.
South Florida boaters are being reminded to slow down for migrating manatees.
The first of three injured manatees which were nursed back to health at the Miami Seaquarium has been released back into the wild off Islamorada.