Manatee Health Assessments, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA. January 25, 2012 am. Researchers from several federal and state agencies work together to gather data during the manatee capture and health assessments. A manatee is captured with a brand H9. He is identified as Muddy Baron, a rehabilitated manatee released in Kings Bay on February 28, 2008. Supplemental oxygen is held up to its nostrils, while he is readied for data and sample acquisition.
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