Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. Snorkelers observe manatees on a cool Florida where they gather around the warm springs. A curious calf approaches a female snorkeler. Horizontal orientation and polite, passive interaction. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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