November is Manatee Awareness Month, a time to remind all that while the popular sea cows are beloved in Florida, they are also protected.
Due to COVID-19, TECO is delaying the opening of the viewing center. For now, it's not set to open until January 6 of next year; usually it opens in November.
Being out on the water is a perfect place to social distance, but scientists with Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium said marine animals are paying the consequences.
A snorkeling tour in Crystal River encountered a manatee calf who couldn't resist scratching its snout.
A group of dolphins and a lone manatee appeared to be the best of friends
Florida is seeing slightly more than the average number of manatee deaths this year. But scientists don't know the cause of some because necropsies were suspended during the early months of the coronavirus pandemic.
A lone manatee was seen slowly moving about a Florida beach, but those enjoying the same waters didn't seem to notice.
A manatee that was rescued on Mother’s Day weekend was recently released into Sarasota Bay with her newborn calf.
These manatees were just looking for love this weekend.
A pregnant manatee, injured by boat propellers, was rescued over Mother's Day weekend and has just given birth to a calf.
See Through Canoe captured video of a variety of animals swimming just offshore, including a hammerhead shark and manatees.
Drone video captured a boater harassing manatees in Pinellas County, but the man says the video doesn't tell the whole story.
Tampa Electric’s award-winning Manatee Viewing Center will welcome its 6 millionth visitor this weekend.
Fewer manatees died in 2019 in Florida compared with the year before.
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.