Reward offered for culprit who shot police officer
February 7, 2019
Common law wife allegedly stabs husband in Saint Matthew’s
February 7, 2019

Young male manatee found dead in Placencia

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2019. 9:14 am CST.

By BBN Staff: On February 5, 2019, the Southern Environmental Association (SEA) received reports of a dead manatee at the entrance of Aquamar in the Placencia Lagoon.

A necropsy was conducted by Dr. Marisa Tellez from the Crocodile Research Coalition.

It was later confirmed that young male manatee suffered from broken ribs sustained due to watercraft activities within the lagoon.

Manatees are the largest marine mammals native to Belize but are currently listed as “endangered”.

SEA encourages all boaters to exercise caution and adhere to “no wake” zones within the lagoon.


Advertise with the largest and fastest growing audience in Belize ~ We offer fully customizable and flexible digital marketing packages. Your content is delivered instantly to thousands of users in Belize and abroad! Contact us at [email protected] or call us at 670-6397.


© 2019, This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *