A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife
Trichechus manatus latirostris
Mother and her calf. This year was a record year for manatees in our area, which you can read about in my references to the right. The power plant warms the water around Crystal River, which attracts the manatees.
In the Crystal River near Three Sisters Springs
See also http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/132... for the "herd."
Spotted on Feb 28, 2015
Submitted on Mar 4, 2015