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At the Caloosa Cove Resort and Marina, concrete pilings meant to hold the dock in place had been knocked sideways, and three manatees lolled in the water, drinking from an outflow pump spitting water from the dockside.
The community came together to get the manatees onto tapes and drag them back into the water.
Local officials have documented their efforts to save manatees that were washed ashore by the devastating storm.
Elephants take longer, but scorpions out-gestate manatees, dolphins, and us, among others.
Honda settled for putting racing stripes on this manatee—the bent, geometrically unrelated accent lines along the flanks.
How Science Links Climate Change to Irma’s Wallop: QuickTake Q&A Home to the elusive Florida panther, crocodiles, manatees and the state’s iconic pink flamingos, the Everglades make up much of Florida’s southern tip and is a World Heritage Site.
Or the manatees who were rescued after the storm sucked up water from a bay and left them stranded.
Dugong are large sea mammals that live in the warm coastal waters; they are related to (and resemble) the manatee.
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