Manatee - Relation To Humans - Captivity

Captivity

The oldest manatee in captivity is Snooty, at the South Florida Museum. He was born at the Miami Seaquarium on (1948-07-21)July 21, 1948 and came to the South Florida Museum in Bradenton, Florida in 1949.

Manatees can also be viewed in a number of European zoos, such as the Tierpark in Berlin, the Nuremberg Zoo, in Beaval Park Zoo in France and in the Aquarium of Genoa in Italy.

They are also included in the plans for a new National Wildlife Conservation Park in Bristol, England, which is due to open in 2012 with the manatees as an addition in 2015.

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