Boaters motoring through Broward’s waterways are being urged to watch out for manatees. The migration season for the endangered species began Friday.
Florida now has a few more manatees. However, these aren’t coming from another ocean, they are coming from a couple of aquariums in the Ohio River Valley.
A group of four manatees in a mating herd put on quite a show on Pompano Beach Monday afternoon.
“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.
South Florida boaters are being reminded to slow down for migrating manatees.
South Florida boaters are being reminded to take it easy in the Intracoastal Waterway and other inland waters because manatees are still in their yearly migration.
The sea cows have returned to a North Florida spring after environmental officials spent nearly $100,000 on a project to coax them in.
South Florida’s cold weather not only has residents and visitors shivering, it has the manatee population seeking warmer water in order to survive.
South Florida’s often quick by severe cold snaps have taken their toll on the state’s manatee population once again.
The Marlins franchise has had little to cheer about in recent years, except for the fun-natured, round mound of plus-sized cheerleaders known as the Manatees; but those days look to be over.