Threatened Species

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.
Loggerhead Who Ate Hook Leaves Turtle Hospital For Keys WatersA loggerhead sea turtle was returned to the ocean off the Florida Keys Saturday after an angler's baited hook it ingested was surgically removed.
Crocs Make Comeback At S. Fla. Power PlantSouth Florida's Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant has indirectly helped the American crocodile to be removed from the endangered species list.
Once Nearly Extinct, Florida Black Bear Numbers GrowingThe Florida black bear which was once on the verge of extinction is on the way to making a comeback and could soon be removed from the list of threatened species.
Gopher Tortoise Threatened, No Money For Federal ProtectionFlorida's gopher tortoise population deserves to be added to the nation's list of endangered and threatened species but funding shortages could delay the listing for years, federal wildlife officials said on Tuesday