REPORT: RECORD NUMBER OF MANATEES DIED IN 2013 IN FLORIDA

Posted on Jan 09, 2014 |

From: United Press International

"A key factor driving the rise in manatee deaths was toxic red tide events caused by algal blooms, the Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility said. There were 276 red tide-related manatee deaths in 2013, nearly as many as for the previous eight years combined."

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