Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A female snorkeler floating next to a manatee who comes curiously close to her on a cool Florida day. Facing forward towards viewer. Vertical orientation and polite, no touch, passive observation. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
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Carol Grant, Citrus County, Crystal River, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Florida, Kings Bay, Three Sisters Springs, Trichechus manatus latirostris, blue water, endangered, floating, gazing, gazing at viewer, herbivores, interaction, looking, looking out, manatees, marine mammals, nature, observation, ocenagrant.com, one animal, one snorkeler, outdoors, passive, passive interaction, passive observation, people, person, polite, sirenia, snorkelers, springs, underwater, vertical, wonder, ©Carol Grant
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