A Manatee (Maybe THE Manatee) Is In Narragansett Bay
In the meantime, Ken Emerson, whose record reviews I used to read in Rolling Stone back when I was a callow youth, wrote an op-ed piece in the regional sections of yesterday’s Times arguing that the manatee’s appearance in the Hudson is yet another indication of global warming.
I’m dubious. One manatee visited the area a decade ago; another is here this year (maybe two). To me, those are mistakes, the equivalent of visits by a rare bird, rather than a trend. Here’s the piece.