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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Florida's Manatees: Big, Beloved And Bitterly Contested

Published Sept 26, 2014
Sixty-nine companies in Crystal River offer swim-with-the-manatee tours. Also known as sea cows, they attract 300,000 visitors to the area each year.

While the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service reviews the status of manatees, there's another emerging threat for them in Crystal River: too much tourism.

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