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Newborn Manatee Death Numbers Jump in 2008

Article: Newborn Manatee Death Numbers Jump in 2008

TALLAHASSEE, Florida, January 7, 2009 (ENS) – A record number of 101 newborn manatees died in Florida waters last year, according to biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. The biologists say the high number of newborn deaths in 2008 may have resulted from a higher number of…