Oh, the lovely sea cow. Once believed to call to sailors, as would a mermaid or, say, a siren, this slow moving, blubbery beauty of the order Sirenia was our focus in August. A favored friend of Florida, the West Indian Manatee is now endangered and relatively rare in captivity. Learn all about this sweet creature here.
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