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8:52 am on Tuesday May 21, 2013

Manatees returning to Lowcountry waters

Coastal waters have warmed up with the season and some four dozen manatees are expected to swim into the Lowcountry's coastal waters. 
3:11 pm on Sunday April 15, 2012

Watch out when boating: Migrating manatees returning to S.C.

Flickr user USFWS/Southeast The warm weather is returning, but watch out when you take your boat back out: manatees that are migrating again. The first manatees have been spotted and the mamals only swim at 3 to 5 miles per hour and have a difficult...
3:14 am on Saturday April 14, 2012

Watch out when boating: Migrating manatees returning to S.C.

Image by Flickr user USFWS/SoutheastThe warm weather is returning, but watch out when you take your boat back out: manatees that are migrating again. The first manatees have been spotted and the mamals only swim at 3 to 5 miles per hour and have a...
1:34 pm on Wednesday July 21, 2010

Manatees enjoying the warmer waters of Charleston this year

Image by Flickr user allspice1Warmer water temperatures have lured some manatees up the Atlantic Coast to Charleston waters, so keep your eye pealed for a sighting -- particularly if you're out on a motor boat. ABC News 4 has a brief report on the...
4:21 am on Tuesday June 22, 2010

Boaters asked to keep an eye out for migrating manatees

Image by Flickr user USFWS/SoutheastBoaters in the Charleston area have been cautioned to slow it down out on the water and keep an eye out for manatees that are migrating here during the summer. Manatees can only swim at 3 to 5 miles per hour and...
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