Posted by: Sandy Steinman | June 29, 2021

Florida Manatees Are Dying Of Starvation At An Alarmingly High Rate : NPR

NPR reports

Over 10% Of Florida’s Total Manatee Population Has Died So Far This Year

In Florida, wildlife managers and environmental groups are stunned by a record number of manatee deaths. More than 750 manatees have died since the beginning of the year, the most deaths ever recorded in a five month period. Most of the deaths are in Florida’s Indian River Lagoon, where a large die-off of seagrass has left manatees without enough to eat.

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