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Manatees taken off U.S. endangered list, conservationists cry foul

31 / 03 / 2017, Reuters Environment

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Manatees were taken off the U.S. Interior Department's list of endangered species on Thursday and reclassified as threatened, a move condemned by conservationists who say it weakens protections for the giant marine mammal, also known as a sea cow.

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