Animals Wildlife It's Obvious: God Hates Manatees By Jaymi Heimbuch Writer California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Jaymi Heimbuch is a writer and photographer specializing in wildlife conservation. She is the author of The Ethiopian Wolf: Hope at the Edge of Extinction. our editorial process Twitter Twitter Jaymi Heimbuch Updated October 11, 2018 Migrated Image Share Twitter Pinterest Email Animals Wildlife Pets Animal Rights Endangered Species Daily Kos has a nice post on manatees called Bonfire of the Manatees that reveals how a tea party group wants to loosen restrictions on boating Kings Bay that protects the endangered species. The reasoning is: "We cannot elevate nature above people," explained Edna Mattos, 63, leader of the Citrus County Tea Party Patriots, in an interview. "That's against the Bible and the Bill of Rights." Daily Kos reminds us that yes of course God hates manatees, and most endangered species. It's a humorously sarcastic post that is a great read.