Up Close With Cathy Unruh

April 2020: Manatee Boater Incidents

Season 2020 Episode 16 | 26m 47s Video has closed captioning.

Over the past year, a record number of manatees have been killed by boater incidents, totaling 129 manatee deaths in 2019. Their friendly demeanor and leisurely pace puts the beloved sea cow at higher risk for fatal boat encounters. On this episode, learn more about the issue and tips for boater safety that may save the lives of these gentle creatures.

Aired: 04/23/20

Rating: NR

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Up Close With Cathy Unruh is a local public television program presented by WEDU.