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Rescued Manatees Returned To The Wild

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.

01/07/2014

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Boaters Need To Slow Down For Migrating Manatees

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.

CBS Miami–11/01/2013

An orphaned baby male manatee brought to SeaWorld Orlando on Saturday, Sept. 7, by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is in critical condition. He is fed three times a day by SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team, who will continue to monitor his health.  (Photo: SeaWorld Orlando)

Manatee Calf Rescued & Recovering At SeaWorld

A manatee calf that was orphaned and rescued near Palm Coast over the weekend is now at SeaWorld Orlando.

CBS Miami–09/09/2013

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Fla. Men To Be Charged For Manatee Cannonball Video

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.

CBS Miami–05/22/2013

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Florida Man Charged With Harassing Manatee

Admiring Florida manatees is a favorite pastime of many folks but if you get too close, you could end up behind bars.

CBS4–02/19/2013

Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez was arrested on a misdemeanor warrant Saturday, charged with violating Florida law by riding a manatee. Pinellas County sheriff's deputies say she was photographed riding the manatee at Fort De Soto Park last September.

Fla. Woman Arrested For Allegedly Riding Manatee

A St. Petersburg woman who was caught on camera riding a manatee earlier this year is now facing major legal trouble.

CBS4–11/26/2012

Pilgrim the Manatee at Miami Seaquarium in 2012.  (Source: Miami Seaquarium)

Injured Manatee Calf Recovering At Seaquarium

An injured young manatee found in a Key Largo canal has been taken to the Miami Seaquarium for treatment.

11/21/2012

(Source: CBS4)

S. Fla. Boaters Warned To Slow Down For Migrating Manatees

South Florida boaters are being reminded to slow down for migrating manatees.

CBS4–11/15/2012

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Manatee Released Back Into The Wild Off Islamorada

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.

07/17/2012

President Barack Obama speaks about a payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance February 14, 2012 at the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Three More Counties Get Assistance Due To Debby

More help is on the way for Floridians out of work due to Debby, with three more counties receiving unemployment assistance. Inside: How you can help the victims of Debby.

07/14/2012

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