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What’s Wiping Out Manatees?

Tampa Bay Times

Biologists have pointed to Red Tide algae bloom as the reason for so many manatee deaths in Southwest Florida, but now, they’re trying figure out what’s killing so many manatees on the east coast of Florida, the Tampa Bay Times reports. They suspect algae is playing a role, since it has killed off much of the sea grass the manatees eat.