Two orphaned – and growing – manatees at an Ohio zoo have hefty appetites.
The manatee exhibit is a popular one at ZooTampa at Lowry Park. As a patient observer, it's common to see young children exclaiming with joy and sprinting toward the observatory windows with their parents being pulled along in tow. When visitors peer through the glass, they're greeted by the whiskered faces and beady eyes of the "cows of the sea" -- a staple of Florida's waterways.
Florida boaters broke a record this year, killing more manatees in 2019 than in past years, according to wildlife officials.
Sealife rescue groups are attempting to trap the manatee so the tire can be safely removed.
Navy personnel came to the rescue of a beached manatee in Jacksonville on Thursday.
Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center is a popular spot for a variety of marine life, but especially manatees. Once temperatures start to drop, they look for warmer waters.
Those gentle giants that gracefully glide through Florida’s waterways have a whole month dedicated to bringing awareness to their species.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources says the 10-foot manatee was navigating a manmade shortcut between rivers when she became stranded at low tide.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission called off its mission to monitor an injured manatee that became trapped in a canal after the manatee disappeared overnight.
Heartbreaking video taken Sunday showed a manatee in distress with a large laceration on its back in the Intracoastal waterway near Treasure Island.
A baby manatee -– barely a month old – was orphaned, and now has a new home at SeaWorld Orlando.
A manatee came ashore to feed on the grass in Port St Lucie, Florida, on July 9, as seen in video recorded by Dan Scovern.
The Fourth of July holiday is a day when boaters will crowd Florida’s Gulf coast, meaning it’s even more important to keep an eye out for manatees.
Rescuers were able to free a manatee that had gotten itself stuck in mud in St. Augustine on Wednesday.
Manatees and dolphins are a welcome sight to behold in Florida -- but it's not every day you see them swimming side by side.
Nothing to see here, folks. Just some manatees showing some love.
A female manatee, pulled from a Clearwater pond yesterday during a large rescue operation, passed away overnight. Officials at ZooTampa shared the news this morning, saying they were “deeply saddened” by the loss.
An injured manatee was so large it took a bulldozer to move her to safety Friday in Clearwater.
You can swim with the manatees in Crystal River, but one of the sea cows took a particular liking to one woman as she swam with the gentle giants!
An orphaned manatee that was rescued and rehabilitated at SeaWorld Orlando in 2015 is back at the theme park after rescue teams were alerted of his unexplained weight loss.