Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered.A mother and calf swim over a warm spring with other manatee resting in the background. The calf is curious. Algae, Lyngbya spp., is circling the springhead. Horizontal orientation with blue water and lovely sunlight. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
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