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Why are manatees so fat?

Why are manatees so fat?

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When you look at a manatee, the first thing you notice is its size. The manatee is quite a large aquatic mammal, even more so when you observe it at.. read more

What are some cool facts about Manatees?

What are some cool facts about Manatees?

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An encounter with the large, lumbering manatees of the Gulf of Mexico is an experience you are sure to remember. At Captain Mike’s Swimming With the Manatees, we offer tailored.. read more

The ‘Sea Cows’ of the Coasts

The ‘Sea Cows’ of the Coasts

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Manatees, also known as “sea cows,” are large, aquatic and herbivorous mammals. They are adept swimmers that spend their days cruising through the seas and grazing on the fields of.. read more

Is Christmas a Good Week to See Manatees?

Is Christmas a Good Week to See Manatees?

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The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day offers a great opportunity to spend quality time with your partner and children during winter break. And while it seems that there.. read more

Guidelines for Swimming With Manatees

Guidelines for Swimming With Manatees

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Snorkeling with manatees is a delightful and memorable experience. But as a visitor in their home, you should remember that manatees are endangered wild creatures. They do not live in.. read more

How to Get Up Close and Personal With Manatees

How to Get Up Close and Personal With Manatees

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You love to see animals in the wild, right? Perhaps it’s time for you to hang out with giants! Yes, giants. They exist. At a length of 13 feet and.. read more

Manatee Tours: Precautionary Measures in the Time of COVID-19

Manatee Tours: Precautionary Measures in the Time of COVID-19

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We know times are tough. The Coronavirus is still unrelenting across the globe, creating fear and anxiety almost everywhere. But you can still have a good time during this pandemic… read more

Recommended Experiences In and Around Crystal River

Recommended Experiences In and Around Crystal River

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Have you wanted to visit Crystal River? Perhaps you’ve heard of the amazing manatees that let you swim up close, or you have friends who visited the warm water springs.. read more

Can Manatees Bite You?

Can Manatees Bite You?

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You’ve heard of manatees. Perhaps you’ve seen one in a video or image. And now, you want to be with them in the water. But there’s one thing holding you.. read more

Practice Manatee Manners

Practice Manatee Manners

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Swimming with the manatees and exploring the beautiful Kings Bay estuary and springs is a favorite Florida outing. At Captain Mike’s Swimming With the Manatees, we welcome both beginner and.. read more