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Manatees are large marine mammals native to Florida that spend their time grazing on sea grass in shallow coastal areas. Since January, recorded manatee deaths have been nearly triple that of the same period for each of the past five years. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images hide caption

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As Seagrass Habitats Decline, Florida Manatees Are Dying Of Starvation

The mammals were removed from the endangered species list in 2017, but algae blooms and overdevelopment have killed 46,000 acres of seagrass, leaving manatees without enough to eat.

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Manatees are large marine mammals native to Florida that spend their time grazing on sea grass in shallow coastal areas. Since January, recorded manatee deaths have been nearly triple that of the same period for each of the past five years. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images hide caption

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As Seagrass Habitats Decline, Florida Manatees Are Dying Of Starvation

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