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[16 Oct 2013 | One Comment | ]

Brion Young, who is also assistant manager of Chaa Creek’s Belize Natural History Centre, said the Post and Courier article confirms his own observations about the manatee’s growing popularity.

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[17 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
To A Rainforest from the Reef

It would be a privilege to visit another land that has taken the time to put the ecosystem before the financial gain of tourism. I have visited home a few times since I moved up north and Key West is not like it was 21 years ago when I was fifteen years old. Many corporations and chain restaurants moved in slowly and changed the vibe of the island and along with it they have tampered with the nature of the island.

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[9 May 2010 | 3 Comments | ]
Belize’s Manatee!!!

By Future Perfect Travel
The Manatee
The manatee is a huge marine mammal with a gray brown seal looking body. They have two  forelimbs that act both as arms and front flippers they also have a powerful paddle shaped tail.  They have tough skin with a rough texture and some body hair,  their face is wrinkled and has stiff whiskers.  They produce sounds audible to humans.  When active, they surface regularly to breath,  they can stay under water 10-15 minutes without breathing …