Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A mother manatee swims with her calf midday near a large freshwater springhead. The pair is facing forward, looking at the viewer and the reflection is on the surface. Horizontal orientation with blue and aqua mixed waters. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
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