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West Indian Manatee

Trichechus manatus


Picture was taken at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.

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Rosa Maria
Rosa Maria 4 years ago

Thanks! They are such peaceful creatures. I hope you get to see a Dugong!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 years ago

Oh wow!! Excellent spotting, Rosa. We have an equivalent species in Australia known as a Dugong... and I've never seen one. Lucky you to see such an awesome animal, and in such close proximity :-)

Titusville, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.61, Long: -80.81

Spotted on Mar 18, 2012
Submitted on Dec 28, 2014

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