Shelley in Red © Emma Delves-Broughton 2013

Shelley in Red © Emma Delves-Broughton 2013

Slow-moving vegetarians, the manatee is a mascot for conservation all over Florida. Unfortunately, it is also hit and killed routinely by speeding power boaters. Though Florida attracts thousands of new residents each month, it is hoped that strict enforcement of no-wake zones in manatee wintering areas will help save this species from extinction.

Slow-moving vegetarians, the manatee is a mascot for conservation all over Florida. Unfortunately, it is also hit and killed routinely by speeding power boaters. Though Florida attracts thousands of new residents each month, it is hoped that strict enforcement of no-wake zones in manatee wintering areas will help save this species from extinction.

Photo Stories by Ami Vitale

Photo Stories by Ami Vitale

Photo Stories by Ami Vitale

Photo Stories by Ami Vitale

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