Never leaving the water, manatees spend most of their time eating, resting, and swimming around. They serve as excellent guides for how to take it slow and go with the flow. Pic courtesy of David Schrichte #ManateeAppreciationDay
Manatees love mangroves; they use them for food and a quiet place to rest and raise their young. Learn more about the four key threats we must address if we want to save both manatees and the mangrove forests they rely on: https://t.co/zMz9RoYPOl #ManateeAppreciationDay
Happy #ManateeAppreciationDay! Natural lawn mowers of the sea, manatees help to maintain healthy marine ecosystems by keeping aquatic vegetation in check. Today, all 3 manatee species are vulnerable to threats from habitat loss & collisions with boats & ships.
Channel your inner manatee and practice #socialdistancing. Happy #ManateeAppreciationDay everyone.
Let's protect nature in all its forms.
#ActOnClimate #forests #climatesolutions #nature #StaySafeStayHome #ProtectEveryone #coronavirus via @MoveOn
It's Manatee Appreciation Day!
Here are some fun (& free) e-cards for you to send to your family, friends and loved ones! Choose from 4 different cards featuring different manatee facts! #ManateeAppreciationDay
Fact #4: Manatees go to the surface of the water every three to five minutes to breathe although they can remain underwater longer, holding their breath for up to 20 minutes. #ManateeAppreciationDay https://t.co/7nzKqSIqJy
Happy #manateeappreciationday to everyone! Twiggy was about a year and a half old in this photo at @WildtracksBz. She's now been released and is back to living her life happily in the waters of Belize. Hopefully her little face can provide some positivity today ❤️ https://t.co/EjKTbsVi6U
Hoy se celebra el #ManateeAppreciationDay
Así que voy a compartirles datos e imágenes de estos increíbles animales.
It's Quiz Time for #ManateeAppreciationDay!
Do you know how heavy manatees are? What percentage of their own body weight do they eat per day? How do researchers tell them apart? And how often do they have calves?
Test your knowledge with our online quiz!
It’s #ManateeAppreciationDay! West Indian manatees can be found in #mangroves from Florida all the way down to South America in. Read about an inspiring researcher’s story of advocating for manatees in Belize from @World_Wildlifehttps://t.co/nP6YZt53wA
It's #ManateeAppreciationDay and we are giving a special shoutout today to our partners at Wildtracks in Belize!
We have created a fundraiser for them to help them keep the manatee facility open and running in these challenging times:
Do you know how many hours #manatees spend resting and sleeping? Or how about the amount of food they eat each day? Discover many fascinating facts about these gentle giants: https://t.co/SPlJNof1LL
A hug, high five ✋ and huge "thank you" to all our Manatees! We are #SCFProud of all our students, faculty, staff, partners and supporters. Thanks for being you! #ManateeAppreciationDay 🥬 https://t.co/AiGn56ILZP