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Longboat Key Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2010 4 years ago

It's called Manatee County for a reason

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by: The Observer Staff

+ It’s called Manatee County for a reason
Lands End resident Tom Mayers spotted a group of nine manatees swimming in the bay at the north end of Longboat Key. Mayers said the sighting was a reminder of why the county is named for the giant marine mammal — and for boaters to slow down and look out for marine life.

 

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