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Twin manatees returned to Florida Keys waters

November 16, 2018

Rare twin manatees Millennium and Falcon have been released back to their home in the Florida Keys. They were found in October 2016, after their mother was accidentally killed by a boat strike. (Nov. 16)

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January 25, 2018

Here's the latest for Thursday, January 25th: Trump in Switzerland for World Economic Forum; MSU President resigns after Nassar ordeal; Colorado sheriff's deputy killed; Manatee tangled in live vest rescued.

Raw: Manatee Caught In Life Vest Rescued

January 25, 2018

A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation team helped a juvenile manatee that was tangled in a life vest on Wednesday. WPLG-TV in Miami reports that wildlife officials caught the manatee, removed the vest and returned the animal to the water. (Jan. 25)

Manatees Huddle For Warmth in Florida

January 18, 2018

Clusters of manatees, a threatened species, could be seen huddling together in a canal in Tampa, Florida due to temperature drop. (Jan. 18)

Florida Manatee Is Released Back Into Ocean

December 13, 2017

After a successful rehabilitation following a boat strike this past summer, a female manatee named Naboo was released back into Florida waters on Tuesday. (Dec. 12)

Building Boom Threatens Wildlife-Rich FL Lagoon

May 4, 2017

The most biologically diverse waterway in America is seriously ill. Florida’s Indian River Lagoon is repeatedly being choked with oxygen-robbing algae. And its surface is increasingly dotted with dead fish, manatees, birds and other creatures. (May 4)

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