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Published by Heinemann Library in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • West Indian manatee -- Juvenile literature.,
  • West Indian manatee -- Conservation -- Juvenile literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLouise and Richard Spilsbury.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesSave our animals!
ContributionsSpilsbury, Richard, 1963-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.S63 S65 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3411914M
ISBN 101403478066, 1403478147
ISBN 109781403478061, 9781403478146
LC Control Number2005027998

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  Saving Manatees book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What has the whiskers of a walrus, the eyes of a mole, the wrinkles of an /5(15). Manatee WebCams at Blue Spring State Park: Watch Save the Manatee Club’s webcams at Blue Spring State Park. During regular manatee season — usually November through March — you can see manatees in the spring run and read the latest manatee reports from Wayne Hartley, our Manatee Specialist. efforts have been so effective that the Florida manatee is one of the best known marine mammals in the world. The following presents a review of current knowledge concerning the biology, life history and status of the manatee in Florida. Description _____ Manatees are large, somewhat seal-shaped mammals with flat, rounded tails. Adults range in. The book measures 9" x 11" and is filled with pages of colorful photos and illuminating text that discusses manatees and their environment. John E. Reynolds III was a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory's Manatee Research Program and the former chair of the U.S. Marine Mammal Commission.