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by John Albert Torres

Author: John Albert Torres
Subcategory: Animals
Language: English
Publisher: Myreportlinks.Com (May 1, 2004)
Category: For children
Rating: 4.4
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Items related to The Manatee (Endangered and Threatened Animals). Discusses what manatees are, why they are endangered, what their current status is, and what is being done to help them. Home John Albert Torres The Manatee (Endangered and Threatened Animals). The Manatee (Endangered and Threatened Animals). ISBN 10: 0766051730, ISBN 13: 9780766051737.

Author John Albert Torres has written an informative book on the manatee for the Endangered and Threatened Animals series. Torres explains why the manatee is facing extinction and what precautions are being taken to help this animal. Format:Library Binding. ISBN13:9780766051737. Release Date:January 2004.

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SmartNews Keeping you current. Manatees Move From Endangered to Threatened

SmartNews Keeping you current. Manatees Move From Endangered to Threatened. But conservationists say the species still faces significant threats. Mother and calm manatee, showing scrapes from a boat strike (Save the Manatee Club). Despite the population gains not everyone is enthusiastic about the move.

These animals are only found in North America. Saola is a critically endangered animal and is no longer very easy to find. They are mainly endangered because of the plagues and of course their receding habitat thanks to human encroachment. Those still surviving are less than 500 in number. On the positive side, the population has somehow been sustained because of the consistent vaccines against the deadly plagues threatening their existence. The animal was first discovered in 1992 and scientists have only seen this animal about four times since then. The animals are mainly threatened by hunting and continuous destruction of their habitats through human activities.

Manatees have been downlisted from "endangered" to "threatened" by the . Fish and Wildlife Service. The reclassification marked an astounding rebound for the animals, which hovered on the brink of extinction when they were first listed as endangered in 1973

Manatees have been downlisted from "endangered" to "threatened" by the . The reclassification marked an astounding rebound for the animals, which hovered on the brink of extinction when they were first listed as endangered in 1973. Then, only a few hundred manatees remained. Today, there are an estimated 6,620 Florida manatees, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, according to the Fish and Wildlife Service.

Generate interests by showing student photographs. As students see a series of animal photographs, encourage them to think about what all the animals have in common. Ask: What do all these animals have in common? (Answer: They are all in danger of becoming extinct or they are already extinct. Explain that all of these animals have very few of their species alive in the wild. They are considered threatened-some more seriously than others.

Discusses what manatees are, why they are endangered, what their current status is, and what is being done to help them. Includes Internet links to Web sites related to manatees.