Scientist Kent Williges Evaluates Ground Cover

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Scientist Kent Williges Evaluates Ground Cover

Upland Habitat Associate Research Scientist Kent Williges (right) evaluates ground cover vegetation on the Okaloacoochee Slough Wildlife Management Area with Land Manager Jean McCollom (left).


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Manatees feed for 6 to 8 hours daily, consuming about 4 to 9 percent of their body weight in wet vegetation, such as seagrass and other aquatic plants.

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