Fish and Wildlife Research Institute

Wildlife

Wildlife

Florida is home to many unique species of wildlife. Researchers throughout the state work to collect and provide information that will help the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission protect, conserve, and manage the state's wildlife resources.





FWC Facts:
Manatees can travel up to 50 miles in a day. They generally swim slowly but have been clocked at speeds of up to 15 mph for short bursts.

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