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    Manatees under threat from Peruvian hunters

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    Biologists say manatees in Peru's Amazon rainforest are in danger of extinction.
    A wildlife organisation is trying to save the animals, but one of the biggest threats to their existence is a part of Peruvian culture.
    Even though legislation forbids it, people continue to capture the manatees for human consumption.
    Al Jazeera's Mariana Sanchez reports from Lima.