Florida Manatee Attractions

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If you like Manatees, you need to get to Florida! For example, the Miami Seaquarium prides itself on not just exposing its visitors to the wonders of the array of Manatees, but also in rehabilitating and contributing to species conservation efforts. Nicknamed the “Sea Cow” for their gentle and docile disposition, manatees are federally endangered animals on the cusp of extinction. Although federal and Florida law prohibit injury or harm to manatees, ship strikes, toxic marine algae, and habitat destruction are often the cause of their ever-increasing vulnerability. Manatees are non-aggressive animals that are predominantly occupied with 6-8 hours of daily feeding, and 2-12 hours of rest each day. They are curious animals who like to travel, investigate, and interact. Manatees play a … [Read more...]