manatees

An adorable baby manatee, a burning rainforest and Hong Kong protests round out this week's best images.
"A lot of people loved that manatee. We loved him too."
Manatees are dying in America’s most biologically diverse waterway because of pollution.
He’s not sure how to say this, but around these parts, he’s kind of a big deal.
A move to take manatees off the endangered list has conservationists worried.
The population of Florida's iconic manatees has recovered enough that the species no longer meets the definition of "endangered" under the Endangered Species Act.
If you don't like manatees, what's wrong with you?
Snooty's also on a strict diet: Every day, he is fed some 70 pounds of romaine lettuce, plus another 10 pounds of kale, broccoli
In 2005, I had a big bay window installed over my kitchen sink. Since I spend hours standing there, I reasoned I might as well look at something. I thought I was providing myself with a view of the garden, but it is the wildlife I've seen that has made that window worth every penny I paid for it.
In Key West we see them in droves on Duval Street. They tend to proclaim the deliciousness of the frozen Asian Shrimp they had at the tourist trap. They go from bar to bar some 'with live music,' drunk and bloated they plod back to their hotels to start it all over again.
Here's what it looks like when these 1,000-pound sea cows get to breeding (turn up the volume for an unfazed child observer
More than a dozen manatees in Florida are alive thanks to a massive rescue effort in the middle of the night.