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Earth Day 2015 Manatee Release

Earth Day 2015 Manatee Release

April 30, 2015

In February 2008, The Dallas World Aquarium was contacted requesting assistance with four orphaned Amazonian manatees (Trichechus inunguis) in Iquitos, Peru. On Earth Day (April 22) 2011, the first of those rescued, and fully rehabilitated manatees were released into protected natural areas. As of Earth Day this year, 15 of the endangered manatees have been […]

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Earth Day

Earth Day

April 17, 2014

On Earth Day 2014 (April 22), for the fourth consecutive year, we will be releasing Amazonian manatees in Peru. After the release, we will provide updates including photos and videos here on the website. At the DWA, we will be emphasizing how everyone can help on a local level with the conservation of pollinators like […]

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