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Florida Manatee

Trichechus manatus latirostris

Description:

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.

Habitat:

In the Crystal River near Three Sisters Springs

Notes:

See also http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/132... for the "herd."

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Florida, USA

Lat: 28.92, Long: -82.67

Spotted on Feb 28, 2015
Submitted on Mar 4, 2015

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