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How Giant Northern Manatees Disappeared

Giant Manatees Off the Bering Strait
  • Apr 30, 2021 7:00 pm
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Georg Steller discovered a species of huge sea cows on Bering Island in the 1740s. Were it not for his detailed notes, we may have never known of its existence. Modern analysis has provided insight on the history of the species. Guest: Lorelei Crerar, Associate Professor of Biology at George Mason University