Manatees at Crystal River
March 10-11, 2008: Photos from a trip to Crystal River with Carol Grant and Don Kehoe. Special thanks to Carol for being such a manatee expert!

It was my first time in the water with manatees. Very special.

We spent time with 10-day old "Angel," a male manatee born to a mother and accompanied by another female, who was presumably an escort. No one seems to know why a baby would effectively have two mothers (only nursed by the real mother, though).

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