SierraRise wants to

Demand sanctuary for endangered Florida manatees!

Manatees are threatened by spring breakers and other reckless tourists. Tell FWS they need bigger, safer refuges!

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Learn more about the gentle, endangered Florida manatee from our friends at Defenders of Wildlife, who inspired this campaign -- then share…Read More

Florida Manatee | Basic Facts About Florida Manatees | Defenders of Wildlife

The Florida manatee, Florida’s state marine mammal, is a large aquatic relative of the elephant. They are grayish brown in color and have thick, wrinkled skin on which there is often a growth of algae. Their front flippers help them steer, or sometimes crawl, through shallow water. They also have powerful, flat tails that help propel them through…Read More