Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A calf approaches another adult manatee by a warm blue freshwater spring. This calf is most likely in the springs alone, for a short period, while its mother goes to forage or socialize. Horizontal orientation with reflections. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
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