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The Manatees of Florida (Animals of the World)

by Bill Lund

  • 173 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Franklin Watts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Nature,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Animals - Marine Life,
  • Aquatic creatures,
  • Florida,
  • Animals - Mammals

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9687754M
    ISBN 100531114635
    ISBN 109780531114636
    OCLC/WorldCa36663054

    The Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), a sub-species of the West Indian manatee, is an endangered aquatic mammal found in Florida’s waterways. While manatees in general are sometimes called sea cows,because they consume aquatic plants, the female manatee. Manatees prefer a meat-free diet, and eat about 10 to 15 percent of their body weight in vegetation every day. For example, a 2,pound manatee would more than likely eat about to pounds of food a day. Aside from the native Florida manatee, other species include the West African manatee, Amazonian manatee, and the dugong.

      In The Manatee Scientists, John Reynolds does an aerial count of manatees from the Florida sky; Lucy Keith spends a weekend rescuing manatees trapped in a dam in Senegal; and Fernando Rosas takes the author on an Amazonian boat trip, looking for a young manatee he released back into the wild, with emotional scientists are working hard to save manatees: docil4/5(35). In this book, manatee expert John E. Reynolds III and famed photographer Wayne Lynch join forces to reveal the clearest portrait of manatees ever published. Florida Manatees is a song for the manatee, a celebration of the lives of these majestic creatures. Reynolds’s concise, informative text shares what scientists know about manatees, while.

    This informational book on manatees gives a lot of factual information on the Florida manatee, which is on the endangered species list. Colorful pictures accompany the facts. the florida manatee Download the florida manatee or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the florida manatee book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.


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The Manatees of Florida (Animals of the World) by Bill Lund Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book, manatee expert John E. Reynolds III and famed photographer Wayne Lynch join forces to reveal the clearest portrait of manatees ever published.

Florida Manatees is a song for the manatee, a celebration of the lives of these majestic creatures. Reynolds's concise, informative text shares what scientists know about manatees, while /5(9).

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. "This concise, impressive book is the best available on the Florida manatee and is a must-buy for libraries in manatee habitats and highly recommended elsewhere." --Booklist "A good reference for anyone interested in learning more about manatees or teaching conservation courses.".

The Florida Manatee: Biology and Conservation by Roger L. Reep and Robert K. Bonde University Press of Florida () Manatees by James Powell Voyageur Press () Manatees and Dugongs by John E.

Reynolds and Daniel K. Odell Facts on File, Inc., New York, NY () Manatees and Dugongs of the World by Jeff Ripple Voyageur Press ().

Manatees in Florida - Facts, Where to see information and photos. Save the Manatee Club provides a number of free education materials for students and educators. The Club offers manatee education packets for students.

An educator’s guide, posters, and coloring and activity book are distributed to educators across the U.S. and internationally. Students and teachers delight in watching manatees on the Blue Spring Webcams. The Club Read More.

The West Indian manatee is composed of two subspecies — the Antillean manatee (found from Cuba and Mexico to Brazil) and the Florida manatee (found primarily in Florida but ranges from Texas to Rhode Island). West Indian manatees are kept in a number of zoos and aquariums around the world. Enjoy viewing wild Florida manatees at these locations (call ahead for current manatee viewing information): Blue Spring State Park (Florida Park Service) - () Orange City, FL (Spring headwater and spring run on St.

Johns River)--Seasonal manatee programs held during winter months when manatees are in warm waters of spring run. What is a manatee. The Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), a sub-species of the West Indian manatee, is an endangered aquatic mammal found in Florida's waterways.

While manatees in general are sometimes called sea cows,because they consume aquatic plants, the female manatee is better known as the cow. A newborn or young. The Florida Manatee, a large and slow moving aquatic animal, is protected by the federal Engangered Species Act ofprimarily because they are too big and slow to get out of the way of speedboats.

As Florida's boating population has exploded, the manatee has declined to an estimated statewide population today of under 5, In addition to manatee boat tours, we offer other Florida boat tours in Crystal River that allow you to bask in the state’s rich natural reserves and add a new dimension to the word “vacation.” Whether you want to swim with manatees, take a guided scallop charter, dolphin watching tour, eco boat cruise, or sunset tour, we are delighted.

Florida manatees are considered a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act. Scientists estimated a manatee population of between 7, in More than manatees deaths. The manatees of Florida. [Bill Lund] -- Introduces the world of manatees, their physical characteristics, behavior, and interaction with humans.

Book: All Authors / Contributors: Bill Lund. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC. In this book, manatee expert John E. Reynolds III and famed photographer Wayne Lynch join forces to reveal the clearest portrait of manatees ever published.

Florida Manatees is a song for the manatee, a celebration of the lives of these majestic creatures. Reynolds's concise, informative text shares what scientists know about manatees, while.

The water temperature of the river is around 22°C – perfect for both humans and manatees. Meet Rescued Manatees at Homosassa State Park. Spend your afternoon exploring the wildlife at Homosassa State Park.

The park is famous across Florida for helping many injured and distressed animals to recover. Things to do in Homosassa State Park.

The manatees come into the springs starting in November and tend to hang around into late February or March. If you want to see manatees, this is your north central Florida destination. Ginnie Springs for a Florida Springs camping trip.

Northwest of Orlando, you’ll find another wonderful of the Florida. Manatee counts are highly variable without an accurate way to estimate numbers: In Florida ina winter survey found 2, manatees; ina January survey found 2, and a February survey found 1, A statewide synoptic survey in January found 5, manatees living in Florida, the highest number recorded to that : Mammalia.

The manatees of Florida by Bill Lund,Hilltop Books edition, in EnglishAuthor: Bill Lund. Cuddly manatee in the Homossassa River. That moment when a manatee gives you a cuddle and your heart just melts 😍😍😍During my stay in Crystal River, Florida, I spent a lot of time in the water with manatees, and travelled with local guides and people who dedicate their lives to protecting this magnificent species.

Florida manatees had another deadly year in An estimated manatees died in Florida waters in the past 12 months. That’s a significant decrease from the number of deaths inwhen manatees died, but it still represents a nearly 10% loss to their population in the state.

Some manatees die from natural causes each year, but most of this year’s mortalities were caused by a. "An important book." "Much more than a description of the struggle over the survival of the manatee.

It is a depiction of a much larger struggle - one for the very soul of the place we call Florida. --H-Net Reviews "Reads like a true-life thriller." --Birds and Books (Blog).Manatees for Kids (Wildlife for Kids Series) Patricia Corrigan, John F.

McGee (Illustrator) / Paperback / Published A Manatee Recovers: Nancy A. Pilius, Erik Ansteensen (Illustrator) / Hardcover / Published Manatees & Dugongs (Endangered) Amanda Harman / Hardcover / Published The Manatees of Florida (Animals of the World).In Marchthe State of Florida’s aerial survey found 6, manatees in Florida waters.

Of those, over 1, manatees—fully one-sixth of the state’s entire population of manatees–was found here in the springs of Florida’s Citrus County.