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Over the past several months, there’s been an alarming wave of manatee deaths. We've already hit a record for the number of deaths, and we're only halfway through the year. The overwhelming majority has been in Brevard County, where 312 manatees have perished.

Several theories have been proposed to explain why this is happening, but the manatees generally are starving.

Patrick Rose, aquatic biologist and executive director of the Save the Manatee Club, talks about what needs to be done to save the sea cows.

About This Podcast

Political figures and influencers are often heard in brief bites that don’t capture the context of the whole story. “Central Florida: Beyond the Soundbite” expands the conversation with these newsmakers along the I-4 corridor and beyond. Join award-winning Spectrum News 13 anchor and Orlando Woman of the Year Ybeth Bruzual, political reporter Greg Angel, and veteran producer Gary Darling for a must-hear interview each week and learn about the issues affecting Central Florida.