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West Indian Manatee

Trichechus manatus

Description:

While snorkeling in the freezing water of Crystal River, Florida, we were able to spot 4 manatees - two babies and two female adults. The smallest baby we saw was frequently nursing from its mother.

Habitat:

Fresh water rivers - spring fed

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Florida, USA

Spotted on May 17, 2013
Submitted on Jan 2, 2015

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