Renowned singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett has given a big boost to public awareness for manatees by recording a new TV and radio public service announcement,

Read more: Jimmy Buffett: Helping to Protect Manatees for Over 35 Years

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Margarito is a male manatee, first identified at Blue Spring State Park on November 24, 1984. He is the son of Lily, another manatee in Save the Manatee Club's (SMC) Adopt-A-Manatee program. Margarito is named in honor of the hit song "Margaritaville" by SMC Co-Founder Jimmy Buffett. The original plan was to name a female calf Margarita, but there were only three male calves at Blue Spring that year, so Margarita became Margarito.

Read more: Meet Margarito! A Manatee Named in Honor of Jimmy Buffett's Hit Song

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