By June Fink, age 10
So far this year, more than 841 manatees have already died in Florida, according to the Associated Press. That’s 11 more than the previous record high in 2013, which was for the whole year.
At the New York Aquarium, where Melissa Carp works, they strive to help people learn more about aquatic life, and how they can help conserve marine animals. IndyKids reporter, Adedayo Perkovich, interviewed her about her experiences as a Marine Science Educator.
Roadkill claims the lives of an estimated one million wild animals every day in the United States. Wildlife crossings are special bridges and tunnels that go over and under highways allowing animals to safely cross to the other side.