In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, manatees swim with their calves at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Fla. According to Florida wildlife officials, there have been more manatee deaths so far in 2018 than all of last year.
In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, manatees swim with their calves at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Fla. According to Florida wildlife officials, there have been more manatee deaths so far in 2018 than all of last year. Red Huber AP
In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, manatees swim with their calves at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Fla. According to Florida wildlife officials, there have been more manatee deaths so far in 2018 than all of last year. Red Huber AP

More manatees have died in Florida so far this year than in all of 2017. Here’s why

August 21, 2018 10:17 AM