National Manatee Appreciation Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: March 26, 2017 is National Manatee Appreciation Day.

Manatee Appreciation Day

Manatees are marine animals recognized for their immense size and jowly appearance. Manatees may not result in the listing of most adorable creatures, but enough manatee fanatics exists for there to become a Manatee Appreciation Day.Manatee Appreciation Day is dedicated to raising awareness about these cool animals. Regrettably, manatees are endangered. Although hunting manatees is generally illegal, they continue being poached for his or her meat and conceal. Also, manatees are frequently fatally hurt in collisions with motorboats. You should increase manatee awareness to ensure that these fascinating creatures continuously exist later on.Manatee Appreciation Day occasions usually occur in areas with large manatee populations, for example Florida, Mexico and also the Caribbean. Zoos and marine biology centres offer special manatee-related programming on Manatee Appreciation Day. You are able to celebrate Manatee Appreciation Day anywhere by researching manatees, beginning your personal awareness campaign, or giving to manatee conservation programs.

Watch Scientists Try Everything to Put a Camera on a Manatee
Watch Scientists Try Everything to Put a Camera on a Manatee

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WOW. Who Knew Manatees Were This Awesome?
WOW. Who Knew Manatees Were This Awesome?

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Sunday marked 104th International Women's Day
Sunday marked 104th International Women's Day

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Schlegel: Happy 'Banana Cream Pie Day' and other memorable days ahead
Schlegel: Happy 'Banana Cream Pie Day' and other memorable days ahead

I can't figure out why anyone would register March 25 as Manatee Appreciation Day or March 26 as Spinach Day but somebody did. Before I turned to April, it struck me that by the end of this very month of March, we'll be a quarter of a way through 2015.

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The drug trial for Rob Ford (open Rob Ford's policard)'s driver Alexander “Sandro” Lisi and dry cleaner Jamshid Bahrami continues until March 27. Thursday is Manatee Appreciation Day. Koerner Hall will celebrate its 500th concert on Friday. With files ...

March 26, 2017 is also Spinach Day, Help A Horse Day, Purple Day, Nougat Day, Legal Assistance Day, Go Birding Day, Make Up Your Own Holiday Day