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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015
‘Manaphin’ makes splash on social media, among marketers
This digital image shows a mythical creature called the Manaphin, which Pinellas County tourism officials promoted as an April Fool’s prank last year.
 Photo illustration provided by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater
Since last year’s April Fool’s Day, the mythical manatee-dolphin hybrid has brought Visit St. Pete/Clearwater international press, top tourism marketing awards and millions of social media views.
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