Tag: unusual mortality

  • Manatee Deaths Soar in Florida

    Manatee Deaths Soar in Florida

    by Monica Starr The state of Florida has described the high number of manatee deaths an “unusual mortality event.” These herbivorous marine mammals can often be found in the central and south Atlantic coast of Florida. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission or the FWC has reported nearly 650 manatee deaths from January 2021…