May 20, · Finswimmer Nguyen Thanh Loc (back, centre) broke the SEA Games record and won the gold medal in the men's m surface event on May (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) — Asian finswimming powerhouse Vietnam won four, while Indonesia took two out of seven events held on May 21 at the My Dinh Water Sports Palace in Hanoi. Jun 15, · I am following, with an ever-increasing sense of annoyance, the story of security guard Christian Floralde, who was hit and then run over by an SUV in Mandaluyong last June 5.I am mentioning Christian Floralde’s name at the get-go because, in a case like this, it is so easy to forget who this is all about; he whom nothing much has been written about despite the many . Jan 14, · Sea turtles spend most of their lives out at sea swimming up and down until they return to the very same beach where they were born in order to lay their eggs. Walrus These creatures live on ice sheets and tend to stay close together, especially when sunbathing or during mating season when the numbers can grow in thousands.
Swimming with Florida manatees
The West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) or "sea cow", also known as North American manatee, is the largest member of the aquatic mammal order Sirenia (which also includes the dugong and the extinct Steller's sea cow). It is further divided into two subspecies, the Florida manatee (T. m. latirostris) and the Antillean or Caribbean manatee (T. m. manatus), based on . Nov 26, · Manatees are the slow, lumbering, gentle giants of the aquatic ecosystem. Every November, the West Indian manatee, native to the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea, makes its way to Florida’s. Jun 12, · The majority of people 52 percent are scared of swimming outside because of concerns over whether the water is clean or polluted. Almost a third 31 percent believe water companies are violating.
In observance of Manatee Awareness Month, we"re swimming through a clear Florida river with these friendly "sea cows." Generally solitary animals, they are. Outdoor swimming groups are informal, voluntary and depend upon the responsible behaviour of all their members. Location – Bude Sea Pool, Summerleaze Beach, Bude, Cornwall Contact – [email protected] COWS – Cullercoats Open Water Swimmers. Location – Cullercoats Beach, near Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear Contact – Natalie Thorburn. Each long whisker, called a vibrissa, is loosely attached to the sea lion’s upper lip. Like a straw in a soda bottle, each whisker can rotate around with the underwater currents, letting the sea lion "feel" any food swimming nearby. All sea lions are carnivores, eating fish, squid, crabs, and clams. Steller sea lions also eat seals. It said so on the chalkboard. Unfortunately the manatee that everyone hoped or thought they would see was totally absent. All those folks who anxiously waited in line to rent a kayak ($$35) and paddled around hoping to come upon a sea cow disappointedly sat dead in the water hoping their 1 hour rental time would soon be up.