TOP RIGHT: Snooty the manatee rises up from his tank Wednesday inside the South Florida Museum’s Parker Aquarium. The venerable manatee turns 65 this weekend.
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SURROUNDING: A selection of handmade cards written by local K-6th graders in honor of Snooty’s 65th birthday. Courtesy of Jessica Schubick/South Florida Museum PVIDELA@BRADENTON.COM Buy Photo