Tracy Lee Stark
Photographer and Multimedia Producer
1 minute read
28 Aug 2021
9:48 am

WATCH: Guadalajara Zoo in Mexico welcomes two manatees

Tracy Lee Stark

Manatees are currently endangered because of pollution and fishing techniques.

A diver swims next to a Caribbean manatee (Trichechus manatus) at the Guadalajara Zoo, Guadalajara, Jalisco state, Mexico, on August 27, 2021. - A couple of manatees arrived this Thursday at their new home at the zoo in the city of Guadalajara, capital from the Mexican state of Jalisco (west), as part of a captive conservation program for this endangered species. (Photo by ULISES RUIZ / AFP)

The Guadalajara Zoo, in Mexico, has welcomed two manatees from the Caribbean, with the intention of raising awareness for the protection of the species.

Manatees are currently endangered because of pollution and fishing techniques.

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