Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. An actively swimming male manatee pursues a female in the shallow area of the springs. Horizontal orientation with tree roots and reflections. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
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