On the Spring Equinox 2019, a mother manatee swims into the freshwater warm springs with her appx. two week old calf. USGS Manatee Individual Photo-Identification System IDed the mother. I have all the information, contact Carol Grant for specific information. 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.
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