Florida manatee, Trichechus manatus latirostris, a subspecies of the West Indian manatee, endangered. A curious adult manatee rubs one flipper against another while floating in the warm blue freshwater next to a springhead. It is lit by strong warming sun rays. The snout, whiskers and nostrils are prominent. Vertical orientation with blue water and rainbow sun rays. Three Sisters Springs, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, Kings Bay, Crystal River, Citrus County, Florida USA.
- © Carol Grant - Oceangrant.com
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