Thursday, October 26, 2006

Manatee Overboard!

Posted By on Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 4:00 AM

Numerous sources have reported sightings of a manatee — an endangered aquatic mammal sometimes called a sea cow — swimming in the Mississippi River near Memphis, over 500 miles away from its natural habitat. Animal-protection groups have been trying to decide what action would be appropriate to insure the animal's safety.

Others have voiced serious concerns that what has been described by experts as a 1,500-pound manatee may actually be Denny Hastert, Speaker of the House, attempting to find peace and quiet in the midst of several scandals in Washington, D.C.

Read the rest of Chris Davis' "Fly on the Wall."


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