Fact Sheet
Florida Manatee

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Conservation Issue
Climate change is now one of the leading threats to wildlife. Find out what Defenders is doing to help animals around the country survive in a warming planet.
How You Can Help
Could these gentle marine giants lose some of their legal protections? Tell USFWS to maintain protections for Florida manatees!
How You Can Help
Facing a barrage of threats, more than 800 Florida manatees perished last year. Urge USFWS to step up protections of these gentle giants!