Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Remember Memphis Manny?

Alot of folks already know about this, but I thought I would update those of you who might not be near or have heard the update on our visiting Manatee we had back in October. He became known as "Memphis Manny", and he caused quite a stir with his unseasonal and strange surprise visit to our increasingly cooler fall waters of the Mississippi River. They had planned to try and safely transport him back home, when he went missing. They were unable somehow to find him in the search, which I found somewhat odd, thinking maybe that they should've tried harder... Weeks passed and nothing, until just the other day, they found his body on the banks of a nearby lake just south of Memphis. Very sad... I feel sorry for the poor soul, and hope that nothing foul was done to him... I guess they're going to investigate and see how he may have died. If anyone is interested, you can Read the story on the discovery of Memphis Manny's body here.

Rest in Peace Manny. :(

5 comments:

chelly said...

Oh, that's so sad! :(

Thanks for letting us know.

her indoors said...

poor thing how sad is that

Steven Novak said...

Oh man...

Goodspeed Manny.

Steve~

Jessie said...

I know, its sooo sad! Poor thing.

&& The weird this is, that Catherine [My aunt] && I saw him at the end of October swimming around in the river by the park. He kept sticking his head up out of the water! He was so cute. Some police boat was out there with him, but who knows why they didnt come get him then?!

-Jxx

Janet said...

aw, that's sad. I bet his spirit is back where he belongs, swimming merrily along in the Gulf Stream waters where it's warm.