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West Indian Manatees

Trichechus manatus

Habitat:

Freshwater river with subtropical forest with cypress trees, ferns, and palms.

Notes:

2 of them that came right up to our canoe and kayak on the Loxahatchee River at Jonathan Dickenson State Park in Hobe Sound, Florida.

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1 Comment

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Hi Lee, what an awesome experience this must have been!
We do request though that the focus of all photographs is on the organism not a human, so please could you remove the first 2 photos as we can't really see the manatees in them. Thanks!

Lee Williams
Spotted by
Lee Williams

Florida, USA

Spotted on Apr 28, 2012
Submitted on Aug 1, 2012

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