Changing Seas

Saving Florida’s Starving Manatees

Preview: Season 14 | 2m 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Florida’s iconic sea cows are dying in record numbers. Years of declining seagrass beds have eliminated one of the gentle giants’ primary food sources. Now wildlife managers have taken the unprecedented step of feeding the animals, while scientists are in a race against time to restore the lost seagrass.

Aired: 06/22/22

Rating: TV-PG

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Major funding for this program was provided by The Batchelor Foundation, encouraging people to preserve and protect America’s underwater resources. Additional Funding was provided by The Parrot Family Endowment for Environmental Education.