Manatee Tragedy

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On July 22 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission had counted 71 manatees hit and killed by boats, this was report by the Naples Daily News on last Saturady.This is a big increase of losses of manatees cause by boats (alone) and all this happened this year . If this keeps happing there may become extinct.

The Save the Manatee Club said that cheaper gas price, an improving economy, a mild winter and hot summer are the reason that there more boats on Florida waterways this year. Also discharges from Lake Okeechobee and runoff are adding to manatee woes in the Indian River Lagoon on Florida's east coast, where algae blooms are shading and killing sea grasses that are manatee’s primary food sources.

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