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Sunday, 14 February 2010

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The unusually cold weather that struck Florida in January has killed at least 5 percent of West Indies manatees this year. That amounts to 280 in all.

What is the significance of this news?

* No more Manatee-ka-bobs

* McDonald's can no longer sell "Big Manatee with Fries and a Coke."

* Postponement of the Key West's annual Manatee Look-a-Like contest.

* Manatee linguini is no longer on the menu in Tampa's Cafe Roma restaurant.

* There'll be fewer Manatees watching America Idol.

* The Manatee Olympic Association won't be able to send its ski team to Vancouver

* Disneyland will have to cancel its Gay Manatee Convention

* The Miami violent crime rate will decrease due to fewer coke-head Manatees

* There'll be fewer Manatees selling Girl Scout cookies in Fort Lauderdale

* There'll be more room in the sea for Womanatees.

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