Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. Two male manatee calves take a break from intimate play for one to catch a breath at the surface. One of a series of calf intimate play or cavorting play behaviors. Horizontal orientation and blue water with manatees resting and a kayak in the background. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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