Florida’s Gentle Giants - Manatees (often known as Sea Cows) are one of Florida’s most endangered creatures and few remain in the local waters. An aquatic relative of the Elephant, they can grow up to thirteen feet and are often referred to as ‘Gentle Giants’. These animals are endangered despite the fact that they have little or no predators, this is due to the fact that they are often injured by boats or polluted waters. Usually found grazing on seagrasses in the sha...

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All three species of manatee are listed by the World Conservation Union as vulnerable to extinction. It is illegal under federal and Florida law to injure or harm a manatee.[7] Manatees are classified as "endangered" by both the state of Florida and the federal Government. The MV Freedom Star and MV Liberty Star, ships used by NASA to tow Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters back to Kennedy Space Center, are propelled only by water jets to protect the endangered manatee population that inha...

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This is like a big, underwater Beef. No lie though, I want to swim with manatees.

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Mermaid... years ago…drunken sailors and pirates saw beautiful women in the ocean. Those mermaids…are actually manatees

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Momma..... Where do manatees come from?

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Swimming with the manatees

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Swimming with Manatees, Florida

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We love Manatees

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<3 Manatees!

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West Indian Manatees

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*Boop!* Manatees

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