Save the Florida Manatee (Save Our Animals) by Richard Spilsbury

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Published by Heinemann Library .

Written in English

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ContributionsHeinemann (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
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Open LibraryOL7506430M
ISBN 100431114331
ISBN 109780431114330
OCLC/WorldCa77540764

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Save the Manatee (SMC) is a (c)(3) non-profit group and membership organization dedicated to the conservation of manatees. The organization was founded in by singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett, and Governor of Florida (and later U.S.

Senator) Bob Graham. There are currently ab active members of SMC. Save the Manatee Club raises funds from the Adopt-A-Manatee program to go Purpose: The recovery of the manatee species as.

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A libertarian organization in Florida is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to have manatees' status on the endangered species list downgraded to "threatened," arguing that manatee populations are doing fine in Florida.

Manatee numbers have been up in recent years, but conservationists warn that the population boost could be misleading: a record number of sea cows. Manatees, Florida’s Gentle Giants coloring activity book was originally created by the Northeast Florida Regional Planning Council with input from the Save the Manatee Club and the Florida Department of Natural Resources.

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In Florida alone, the agency said the manatee population has grown to a record 6, as of February. "We really think it is premature," said the Save the Manatee Club's director of.

Skeet Waters, 11, loves tarpon fishing near his Florida home. He would love to spend his spring break just fishing and relaxing. Things don't go his way, however. First, he overhears his mother telling his father to move out, and then he discovers a dead manatee floating in the water as he cruises in his boat.

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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says 26 panthers were run over and killed last year. Floridians honor both the panther and the manatee with specialty license plates that help.

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Publication of the hardcover edition birthed a slew of national newspaper stories on manatee intelligence appearing in publications ranging from the New York Times to the Pittsburgh Post.

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I knew there was something special about the Florida Manatee long before I ever met one in person. My friends and I performed a ‘Save the Manatee” skit at a school assembly in the 3rd grade. Fast-forward to present day and sadly the Florida manatee is still in need of saving.

was not a good year for the Florida manatee. Read more: Florida manatee deaths by watercraft rising at record pace Boaters can make a big difference for manatees by following guidelines and obeying manatee protection zones marked by waterway. Save the Manatee Club is a (c) nonprofit organization which was co-founded in by internationally renowned singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffet and Bob Graham, former Florida Governor and U.S.

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