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manatee, © Tracy Colson/USFWS
In November, manatees search for the warm-water shelters once common along the Florida coast. Learn about the threats to these beloved but endangered sea creatures.
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The U.S. is home to 190 different species of salamanders. But an exotic disease could threaten them all - unless we act now.

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