Update: Manatees go from the Aquarium to their natural habitat

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Bayahibe, DR After an arduous process of preparation of more than three months and a delicate transfer that began in the early hours of Sunday morning, the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources successfully reintroduced the manatees Juanita, Pepe, and Lupita, who had been in the National Aquarium for several years, to their natural habitat yesterday. This initiative began with a routine change in the feeding of the manatees and medical studies. It concluded with more than three hours of transfer and placement on the coast in a controlled habitat until they achieve their adaptation to this new environment. Orlando Jorge Mera, Minister of Environment, emphasized that introducing these aquatic mammals in Bayahíbe is a historical fact because it is the first time that the country’s environmental authorities assume a […]

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