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Old 06-30-2004, 07:19 PM
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Question What the hell is a manatee?

I hear everyone ***** about them, but I don't think I have ever seen one. Are they only on the east coast?
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Old 06-30-2004, 07:32 PM
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Do a Google search and you can probably find a pic of these beautiful and majestic creatures. I have been thinking of how to domesticate them. Maybe I could teach them tricks, like "fetch" (no, not the boat prop ). Maybe they would make good retrievers for hunting. Boy! Wouldn't the guys in the duck club be impressed!

Anyway, they are in Lake Ponchartrain now. If the coonasses don't find a good recipe for them soon, they'll be in Galveston Bay, so keep a look out. (Of course they will die immediately from the toxic waste dumped in it, but hey... )
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Old 06-30-2004, 07:41 PM
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http://www.savethemanatee.org/

They are actually the closest relative of the elephant.

They are cute but pesky in that they seem to have a tendency to-wards clogging marinas and harbors. You can't help but run em over because they move slow as elephants.


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They are floating pieces of crap that can swim.....

They are so dumb that they will eat things that will kill them and swim were they can get run over. DARWIN comes to mind...

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I have nothing against Manatees, I'm all for saving them. It's just that these laws aren't being put into place to save the manatees. They are being brought about because the people that own these mansions on the water don't want boats running by them. I have seen lots and lots of manatees in my 33 years on Tampa Bay, and I have never once seen them out in open water. They tend to be in the grassy areas, and canals. The only place that they may be in trouble is in narrow channels that are the only water passage in the area. I have no problem slowing down in these areas, it's common sense to anyway.
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A manatee is something that Jimmy"Parrotsh1thead" Buffet has sex with
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A manatee is something that Jimmy"Parrotsh1thead" Buffet has sex with
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yea . . . .an they are also often mistaken for whale poop. they both move about the same speed
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Your anger is misplaced. I've never heard of a manatee lobbying for more idle zones.
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well said Cuda.
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