Mike Oetker, southeast regional director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced the reclassification of the West Indian manatee from endangered to threatened during a press conference at the Miami Seaquarium on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. " McClatchy cjuste@miamiherald.com
Mike Oetker, southeast regional director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, announced the reclassification of the West Indian manatee from endangered to threatened during a press conference at the Miami Seaquarium on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016. " McClatchy cjuste@miamiherald.com

Florida’s manatees are still in danger

February 17, 2016 09:22 PM