CBS Evening News for Saturday, May 08, 1982
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(Studio) Mysterious deaths of manatees in Florida reported.
REPORTER: Phil Jones
(Riviera Beach, Florida) Manatees' plight here examined; films shown. [Florida Audubon Society spokesperson Pat ROSE - comments on tests done regarding their deaths.] Current death rate noted. [Biologist Dan O'DELL - notes possible ingestion of red dye as cause of deaths.] [Sea World zoologist Ed ASPER - hopes for decline in deaths.] Role of boats in manatees' lives noted. television commercial featuring Jimmy Buffett shown. [Girl SCOUT - comments.] [MAN - praises manatee.] [BUFFETT - sings.]
REPORTER: Wyatt Andrews
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