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Wild Manatee Drinks Hose Water With Its Weird Mouth!! You GOTTA See This!

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Look at that weird mouth sticking out of the water! A manatee randomly started drinking water from a hose off some guy's dock!

This is so random and hilarious!

A man who hosts a nature and outdoorsy type YouTube channel was fileting some fish at his dock, using a hose to clean the guts off the table we assume.

Well, he left the hose dripping into the water and when he came back… a wild manatee was just letting water

Snooty The Manatee Celebrates Milestone 65th Birthday!!

| Filed under: Mama NatureScience!AmazingManatee

Snooty

Snooty the manatee has seen a whoooooole lot in his lifetime!

The cutie manatee was born when Harry S. Truman was president!! That shiz crayyyy!

Lots has changed since he was born except for his high levels of extreme cuteness!!

Snooty has been living at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton and he's not only the oldest manatee in captivity…

He might just be the oldest manatee ever!!

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People Keep Illegally Riding Manatees!!

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Manatees are beautiful, gentle creatures and are protected by law.

So it's totally illegal to touch them, let alone ride them.

But that's exactly what happened on the north side of Siesta Key in Florida.

This isn't the first time someone has tried to ride a manatee either.

Not only is it bad for the manatees and dangerous for people, it's illegal too!

You can be fined $500 or even spend 60 days in jail!!

So if you're in Florida and you see manatees, make sure not to disturb them by staying at least 100 feet away!

Check out the video (above) to see some cruel people riding a manatee.

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Target Apologies For Their Manatee Gray Plus-Sized Dresses

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Well this is just all kinds of unfortunate!

Target isn’t usually one to offend their customers, but that’s what happened when they named the color of a plus-sized dress Manatee Gray.

The standard sizing had the exact same dress color, only it was listed as Dark Heather Gray.

One offended customer posted a pic of the dress, pointing out the injustice, and it started making the Internet rounds.

Target's spokeswoman stated:

Hundreds Of Manatees Dying Off The Coast Of Florida

| Filed under: HealthManatee

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Oh no! Poor manatees!

Off both of Florida's coasts almost 200 manatees have died due to a red tide!

A red tide is a bloom of algae where microorganisms build up and stain the ocean red, releasing toxins.

These toxins are harmful to fish, manatees and even people.

They attack the nervous system, causing short-term memory loss, paralysis, seizures and then death!!!

A marine mammal biologist said:

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Florida Boaters Warned About Increased Manatees In Winter

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Hey…everyone wants to go to Florida…even the manatees!

Floridians have been warned about increased manatee activity due to the mammals swimming to warmer waters.

How many manatees have swam to Florida waters?

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Cops Search For Woman Who Illegally Rode A Manatee

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Ride the walrus!

Unfortunately, in Florida, it's illegal to ride manatees and one resident is about the learn that the hard way.

Pinellas County sheriffs are on the hunt for a woman who thought it would be cool to ride a manatee while on the beach.

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