Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A curious adult manatee floats and rubs itself with its flipper in the warm blue freshwater of a spring. Vertical orientation with blue water and sun rays. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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