Manatees Under Threat From Peruvian Hunters

Biologists say manatees in Peru's Amazon rainforest are in danger of extinction. A wildlife organization is trying to save the animals, but one of the biggest threats to their existence is a part of Peruvian culture. Even though

Biologists say manatees in Peru's Amazon rainforest are in danger of extinction.

A wildlife organization is trying to save the animals, but one of the biggest threats to their existence is a part of Peruvian culture.

Even though legislation forbids it, people continue to capture the manatees for human consumption.

Via AlJazeera

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