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:
After reaching sexual maturity at 4-7 years, female manatees give birth to an average of one calf every 2-3 years. The calf stays with its mother for up to 2 years.

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