There isn't that much to say about this, except for how sad it is, amirite?

During the years I've lived back in Florida, I have heard and read the many complaints from developers and others about the mandated slow speed manatee zones. Manatees were dropped from endangered to "threatened", back in 2017.

This Smithsonian article is from 2004, but I still hear the same kind of complaints from those who feel inconvenienced by the protections for these gentle creatures: