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Look at these roly poly fat manatee skin folds! The male manatee calf has been well nursed by mom. Seeing that mother manatee's milk is so rich youngsters often have extra energy to burn off. This one is rolling around and playing in the clear warm spring waters while is mother rests nearby. Three Sisters Springs on a clear blue water peaceful day. Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered IUCN. USFWS downlisted to Threatened in 2017. Kings Bay, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.