Manatees No Longer Listed As Endangered -- But Don't Celebrate Just Yet

By Nick Visser

The humble manatee has staged one hell of a comeback.

Where once only a few hundred of the marine mammals lumbered about, the Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Thursday enough now live in Florida’s waters to officially downlist the creatures from “endangered” to “vulnerable” on the U.S. Endangered Species Act list.

The downlisting comes after the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission found some 6,620 now live in the state’s …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green

      

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