Manatees

(Source: CBS4)

Plan Would Limit Swimming With Manatees At Florida Refuge

Federal wildlife officials want the public to voice their opinion on plans that would limit people from swimming among manatees at a Florida wildlife refuge.

08/08/2015

A mating herd of manatees on Pompano Beach (CBS4)

Mating Manatees Put On Frisky Show On Pompano Beach

A dozen manatees in a mating herd put on quite a show on Pompano Beach Monday morning.

CBS Miami–07/20/2015

One of 19 manatees rescued in Central Florida. (Source: CBS4)

19 Manatees Rescued From Central Florida Drain Pipe

An unusual rescue in Central Florida has saved the lives of 19 manatees.

CBS Miami–02/24/2015

Manatees gather in the warm water off near the FPL power plant at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. (CBS4)

Boaters Urged To Slow It Down During Manatee Migration

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.

11/12/2014

"Woodstock" was returned to the wild on Tuesday, Jan. 7th 2014.  (Source: CBS4)

Manatees May Soon Lose Endangered Status

As they do whenever they visit Florida, Greg Groff and his young daughter stopped by the manatee pool at Miami Seaquarium, where the speed bump-shaped marine mammals placidly swim in circles.

08/29/2014

Manatee and Sea Turtle decals offered by FWC to help pay for research, care, rescues and rehabilitation. (Source: FWC)

New “Be A Hero!” Decals Help To Save Manatees & Sea Turtles

You can help save manatees and sea turtles by purchasing a new decal offered by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

07/31/2014

(Source: CBS4)

Men Pleaded Guilty To Harassing Manatees

Two men just pleaded guilty to charges related to an online video that shows a man jumping on two manatees.

03/07/2014

Manatees gather in the warm water off near the FPL power plant at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. (CBS4)

Manatee Migration Underway, New Speed Limits For Boaters In Broward

Boaters motoring through Broward’s waterways are being urged to watch out for manatees. The migration season for the endangered species began Friday.

11/17/2013

Three manatees were returned to Florida after rehabilitation in Ohio.  (Video released by: The Conroy Martinez Group)

“Sea Cow Shuffle” Returns Manatees To Florida For Release

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.

CBS Miami–10/14/2013

A group of four manatees in a mating herd put on quite a show on Pompano Beach Monday afternoon. (Source: CBS4)

Mating Manatees Put On Show On Pompano Beach

A group of four manatees in a mating herd put on quite a show on Pompano Beach Monday afternoon.

07/22/2013

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