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Slow down, manatee

Jim Arnosky

Slow down, manatee

by Jim Arnosky

  • 325 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by G. P. Putnam"s Sons in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Manatees -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Manatees -- Fiction,
  • Wildlife rescue -- Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Injured by a passing motorboat, a pregnant manatee is rescued and taken to an aquarium to recover and have her baby in a safe environment.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJim Arnosky.
    GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.A86923 Sl 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22684868M
    ISBN 109780399241703
    LC Control Number2008047983

    A. Dr. Daryl P. Domning, an expert on the evolution of sirenians and a member of Save the Manatee Club’s Board of Directors, provides the answer to this question: The name Trichechus means “hairy” and was originally coined by Peter Artedi in in his book Ichthyologia (=Ichthyology). (This was before Linnaeus used it as part of a.   TENNIS: Energetic Bollettieri refuses to slow down. and putting the finishing touches on starting programs for inner city youth in Sarasota and Manatee counties, a .

    Dolphin Research Center’s Role in Manatee Assistance. Dolphin Research Center is licensed to rescue, verify the location and condition of manatee(s) injured and/or distressed in a primary response area that includes, primarily, the Southeastern United States, along the Atlantic Coast and the Gulf of Mexico but could be anywhere within the United States upon request of the United States Fish. The Missing Manatee is a nominee for the Edgar Award for Allan Poe Award and listed as American Library Association Notable Children's Books and Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, among numerous other honors. "They hate having to slow down when they go through the refuge area. It takes them longer to get where they're.

      14 Fun Facts About Manatees slow-moving marine mammals hang out in coastal areas and rivers where Florida spring-breakers can easily see . Manatees are large, slow-moving animals that frequent coastal waters and rivers. These attributes make them vulnerable to hunters seeking their hides, oil, and bones.


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Slow Down for Manatees [Arnosky, Jim] on *FREE* shipping on manatee book offers. Slow Down for Manatees A pregnant manatee’s painful encounter with its species’ chief predator—people in a motorboat—sparks a successful animal-rescue effort in Arnosky’s latest foray into natural history.

In illustrations done with pale 5/5(2). Slow Down for Manatees by Jim Arnosky tells a story, based on a true incident, of an accident when a boat hits a pregnant manatee, and the rescue effort that follows.

When a slow-moving manatee is struck by a passing motorboat, she is terribly injured, drifting with the tide until a group of fisherman rescue her, taking her to a local aquarium to be nursed back to health/5. On the text side, tiny insets offer other scenes from the manatee’s natural environment.

A few double-page spreads add emphasis and variety: the drifting wounded manatee, two night views with the baby and, finally, the pair returning to their home, where a new sign says “Slow down.

Manatees.”. Arnosky (A Manatee Morning) again focuses on this gentle marine mammal in a story inspired by an actual incident. Slow Down for Manatees Jim Arnosky, Author. Putnam $ (32p) ISBN Slow Down for Manatees [Jim Arnosky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Manatees are the gentle giants of southeastern coastal waterways. An endangered species, their biggest threat is 5/5(2). Slow Down, Manatee (Book): Arnosky, Jim: Injured by a passing motorboat, a pregnant manatee is rescued and taken to an aquarium to recover and have her baby in a safe environment.

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