Manatees die at a record rate, raising concerns.
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It could be a record for Florida. According to state officials, a record number of manatees are being killed by red tide.
“This is probably going to be the worst die-off in history,” said Martine Dewit, a veterinarian with Florida’s marine mammal pathology laboratory.