Curt Anderson of AP News reports on a Florida plan that has fed manatees 25 tons of lettuce.
- Last year 1,101 manatee deaths were recorded, with starvation being the leading cause of death.
- A pilot program in Florida is looking to save manatees by providing food to the animals.
- Florida’s citizens donate romaine lettuce to wildlife officials who then feed the manatees.
- Local conservation efforts are essential to preserving our natural habitat.
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