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Travel Pic Thursday: Manatees with Carlos Tours (Belize)

No, don’t worry, my blog’s account hasn’t been hacked. I know you’re used to Travel Pic Thursday featuring images from Europe or from places in my home state of… 395 more words


From manatees to bats – the path to becoming a wildlife rehabilitator

Carmen Smith spent her childhood running through a creek, climbing trees, and walking in the woods. Her family did a lot of boating, often going to Horseshoe Island near their home in Greenbay, Wisconsin. 1,040 more words

Native Wild Birds

FPL's manatee viewing center slated to open in February 2016

Florida Power & Light Co.’s Manatee Lagoon moved one step closer to completion Wednesday as the cupola  of the Old Florida-style viewing center was hoisted 50 feet to its roof, complete with a Norfolk Island Pine on top. 340 more words


Plan Would Limit Swimming With Manatees At Florida Refuge

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HOMOSASSA (CBSMiami/AP) — 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. 159 more words


A Pair of Ciphers: Sent to Poland, Russia, & Turkey

3 New Postcrossing draws:

Pinocchio is going to a Postcrosser in Belgorodskaya, Russia, whose long list of likes includes Disney movie posters. She wanted a quote, so I gave her a favorite of mine from Groucho Marx: 153 more words

Crystal River, Florida

Bumbling, whiskered lumps floated toward my group as we swam upstream in snorkels and wetsuits. As we approached, the manatees looked like buoyant boulders in the cloudy tidal water. 348 more words


Miami Seaquarium® Update to Summer Bucket List

Kurt and I both love the water and we love introducing Bailey to everything water related. Miami Seaquarium® is a 38-acre tropical paradise with spectacular skyline views, right on Biscayne Bay. 1,001 more words