Entries in Manatee (5)


5 Coolest Animal Myths 

For centuries, animals have been at the forefront of mythological stories from cultures all around the world. From shape-shifting monkeys to enchanting manatees, there is an abundance of stories behind almost every member of the animal kingdom. We give you five of our favourites!

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Animal Profile: The  Manatee

Of all the world’s marine mammals, the manatee is not related to dolphins or whales but is the large aquatic relative of the elephant! They play an important role in vegetation growth in their habitats. Read more about these fascinating but highly threatened marine species:

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5 Best Species To See In Belize

Belize is home to a number of different, unique species but here is our list of the five best ones to see while you're in the country...

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Conserving The Manatee

Manatees are definitely a fan favourite in the animal world. They go along with the likes of sloths and penguins, everyone likes them. That soft spot hasn’t helped their populations in years gone by however, as Manatees have been pushed almost to extinction. Thankfully, though, their numbers are recovering.

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Mad Mammals: The Manatee

An exciting event recently took place for Frontier Volunteers when they spotted not one, but TWO, majestic manatees in Belize whilst taking part in the Belize Marine Conservation & Diving. Manatees are incredibly rare, with less than 1000 individuals estimated to live in the coastal waters of Belize, our team has had unbelievable luck spotting two in two days.

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