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Florida: Record Number Of Manatees Killed In 2016 By Boats

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GAINESVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — Wildlife data in Florida shows that a record number of manatees died in 2016 after being hit by boats, even as the overall number of the beloved marine mammals increased. 136 more words


Mermaids and More

Originally published on 7 December 2012.

Ready to meet some mermaids? After church Michael and I embarked on a wonderful undersea adventure: Weeki Wachee Springs State Park! 538 more words

Alligator Pond St Bess

On the drive from Treasure Beach to Alligator Pond.

Fishing traps

Little Ochie fish restaurant.

Little Ochie where you choose your fish for them to cook… 95 more words


My Breakfast with the Manatees

My Breakfast with the Manatees

By Kelly Dean

I went to have breakfast in Matlache recently. I was shooting photos for a piece on mangrove preservation… 378 more words


Where I've Been Wednesday: The Keys, Lost Shaker Found Pt 1.

When I was in college, we used to run up the road to Clemson to visit KLA’s then boyfriend, now husband, Dr. Ryan. It always throws people off that Clemson is my second favorite team. 813 more words


Telling Manatee Tales

Originally published 1 December 2012.

Greetings from Crystal River, FL! Things were getting a little chilly up in DC, so I cleverly scheduled a trip down to sunny Florida for December! 1,440 more words

Pleistocene Manatees (Trichechus manatus)

Mammoths and mastodons no longer roam North America, but a relative of the elephants can still be found in Florida.  The manatee belongs to the superorder paenugulata which includes the proboscidea (elephants), the hyracoidea (hyraxes), and the sirenia (manatees and dugongs).  624 more words

Pleistocene Mammals