Manatee Health Assessments, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA. January 24, 2012 am. Researchers from several federal and state agencies work together to gather data during the manatee capture and health assessments. A manatee slaps its tail after capture while being pulled on shore in a net. A Manatee Rescue boats stands by to transport the animal for data collection after control is gained.
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