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FWC rescues young manatee from chilly waters

December 16, 2010 

Biologists with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Fish and Wildlife Research Institute rescued a young male manatee in St. Petersburg on Wednesday.  

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Tarpon can supplement their gill breathing by breaching the surface and gulping air to extract oxygen with four rows of lung-like tissue inside their swim bladder.

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