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Saving Manatees

by Stephen R. Swinburne

  • 332 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Boyds Mills Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Zoological Sciences,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Animals/Pets,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Animals - Marine Life,
  • Science & Nature - Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Etc.),
  • Florida,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Manatees

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8849518M
    ISBN 101590783190
    ISBN 109781590783191
    OCLC/WorldCa62858079

    This website is meant to investigate the effects of human systems on Florida's Manatees. The Manatee is an endangered animals that has no natural predator yet has become threatened over the past hundred years. The Manatee's main threat are human beings. This website will look into the character of the manatee, what exactly is threatening it, and what human beings are doing to save it from. Extract of sample "Saving the Manatees" Download file to see previous pages Moreover, Tom had to look for sponsors to fund the advertising and campaigning costs. The national environmental protection agency donated , United States dollars to assist in creating public awareness about the bill and urge more people to vote for it (Ragsdale Author: Beerken.

    How many babies do manatees have at a time? Manatees usually have only one baby (called a calf) at a time. Twins are rare but they do happen. How big are manatees? How big are baby manatees compared with adults? The "average" adult manatee is about ten feet (three meters) long and weighs over 1, pounds (about kilograms). West Indian manatees were listed as endangered in concurrent with the creation of the Endangered Species Conservation Act, an act that pre-dated the federal Endangered Species Act of Accidental collisions with boats are the primary cause of death for these shallow water-inhabiting animals, followed by low reproductive rates and a.

    Check out this great listen on What has the whiskers of a walrus, the eyes of a mole, the wrinkles of an elephant, the tail of a beaver, and the gentle nature of a sloth? A slow-moving, water-loving, plant-eating, gentle giant called a manatee. The manatee has been swimming the ocea. Manatees are docile, large sea mammals who are eaten in some parts of the world, feared in others, and adored in still others. But human encroachment, disease, environmental hazards, and being hunted, among many other issues, are causing their numbers to decline.


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Saving Manatees book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. What has the whiskers of a walrus, the eyes of a mole, the wrinkles of an /5(15). out of 5 stars Terrific book on manatees. Reviewed in the United States on J As the author of a children's manatee book myself (Saving Manatees), I couldn't wait to see how Peter Lourie tackled the subject of this endangered species.

The author hooks me right from the start with straight-forward writing and stunning wildlife /5(8). In this Society of School Librarians International Honor Book, Stephen Swinburne takes young readers into the underwater world of manatees as he assists marine biologists who monitor the health of manatees in Homosassa Springs, Florida, and snorkels in the Crystal River with a dozen fourth-graders to observe manatees in the wild.1/5(1).

Saving the Manatees (Children's Coloring & Activity Book) Saving the Manatees was written by JáNiya Williams while she was an elementary student in the Pensacola Florida School District. This book describes how JáNiya started a "Save the Manatees Club" to help save manatees, an endangered species native to Florida.

Children can color the pictures, and complete. Save the Manatee Club's mission is to protect imperiled manatees and their aquatic habitat for future generations. We are a nonprofit (c)(3) organization, and our Federal Tax ID is Adopt. I read The Manatee Scientists Saving Vulnerable Species by Peter Lourie as my Scientist in the Field choice.

This book entailed several scientists conducting research, explaining research, and finally it gives important facts about manatees. This book is filled with dozens of photographs taken in the field to help bring realism to the book.4/5. Saving Manatees. Oct. 40p. illus. index. Boyds Mills, $ ().

Reviews Childrens Literature. Manatees, those goofy-looking, gentle, slow-moving, bewhiskered marine mammals, have existed so long in the tropical waters around Florida that proof of manatee ancestors can be found in the fossil record.

Saving the Manatees “So how am I going to spend this money,” thought Tom Wieboldt as he sat staring at the pictures and posters of manatees around his office. An avid environmentalist, Tom is the president of “Friends of the Manatees”—a nonprofit organization trying to help pass legislation to protect manatees.

Resources for Students. Materials for Projects or Reports: You can find a great deal of manatee information right at Save the Manatee Club’s web at our Manatee Information page and begin by checking out the link to the Manatee Facts can print information from any of the Save the Manatee Club web pages to use for your school projects or reports.

"Saving the Manatees" is a great book for early learners. It's long enough to hold this age group's attention. My son loves sea mammals. He will enjoy the coloring, sight word, and cursive writing activities.

JaNiya and Calla will encourage other children to Pages: What has the whiskers of a walrus, the eyes of a mole, the wrinkles of an elephant, the tail of a beaver, and the gentle nature of a sloth.

A slow-moving, water-loving, plant-eating, gentle giant called a manatee. The manatee has been swimming the oceans for ages. But today this ancient animal faces. Manatees are docile, large sea mammals who are eaten in some parts of the world, feared in others, and adored in still others.&#; But human encroachment, disease, environmental hazards, and being hunted, among many other issues, are causing their numbers to Price: $ Get this from a library.

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A slow-moving, water-loving, plant-eating, gentle giant called a manatee. The manatee has been swimming the oceans for ages. But today this ancient animal.

Early estimates of their population are hard to come by, but the first aerial surveys flown over Florida in counted 1, manatees. A final decision, expected sometime in. Many manatees gather in Florida’s springs during cooler months, attracted by the consistent water temperatures in the 70s.

“Cold stress is a serious issue. “Cold stress is a serious issue. Florida manatees cannot tolerate temperatures below 68° for extended periods of. - Buy Saving Manatees book online at best prices in India on Read Saving Manatees book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : stephen r.

swinburne. Manatees Rescued After Irma Leaves Them High And Dry In Sarasota Bay: The Two-Way When the approaching storm sucked the water out of the shallow bay in Florida, it left a pair of manatees stuck.

Saving the 'sea cow' Manatees in Ghana are being slowly wiped out by hunting and loss of habitat. But the very people who kill the elusive aquatic mammal for Author: Miriam Imrie.