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Antillean manatee

Trichechus manatus manatus

Description:

This Antillean manatee was feeding in the seagrass near Blackbird Caye. We remained with the animal for close to an hour before entering the water for a murky underwater observation (in attached video).

Habitat:

Turtle and manatee seagrass beds

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1 Comment

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Congrats Gerardo, your spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/4641997...

EricAngelRamos
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EricAngelRamos

Belize

Spotted on Jul 10, 2012
Submitted on Jul 10, 2012

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