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8 Surprising Facts About Manatees

8 Surprising Facts About Manatees

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Many people know that a manatee is a large slow moving creature often referred to as a sea cow. Few know about how friendly, intelligent and engaging the manatee actually.. read more

Are You Available for Group Tours?

Are You Available for Group Tours?

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Want to go out and enjoy the scenic ecosystem, sparkling waters and wonderful wildlife of Florida with friends and family? At Captain Mike’s, we are available for group tours 7.. read more

What’s the right way to help a hurt or stranded manatee?

What’s the right way to help a hurt or stranded manatee?

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Florida is home more than 6,131 manatees. With that massive number of animals it is quite common to see beached, stranded or injured manatees, particularly during the winter in Crystal.. read more

How to Rent Pontoon Boats?

How to Rent Pontoon Boats?

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Crystal River is one of the best places in Central Florida for a boating excursion. Whether you’d like to just drift along lazily, paddle at pace from shore to shore,.. read more

Where on United States is it legal to swim with wild manatees?

Where on United States is it legal to swim with wild manatees?

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The go-to spot for West Indian manatees, also called Florida manatees, is Crystal River, Fl. As soon as the animals sense the coming winter, they seek out warm locations. For.. read more

Can I snorkel with manatees?

Can I snorkel with manatees?

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Snorkeling can open new views of the world underwater. One of the best experiences for visitors to Florida is being able to swim and snorkel with manatees. What are manatees?.. read more

What do I do if I hit a manatee while boating or find a stranded, injured, or dead manatee?

What do I do if I hit a manatee while boating or find a stranded, injured, or dead manatee?

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Collisions with watercrafts is the largest cause of manatee mortality. The animals come to the water surface every 2-5 minutes to breathe and prefer to dwell in shallow waters. So.. read more

Do alligators bother manatees?

Do alligators bother manatees?

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Alligators and manatees have overlapping habitats. They often hang out together in sunny spots along the shoreline or spend time in warm-water areas. Occasionally alligators and manatees can be seen.. read more

What is the best time of day to swim with the manatees?

What is the best time of day to swim with the manatees?

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Swimming and diving are favorites of aquatic tourists who like to combine recreational travel and sporting activities. For residents and visitors of Citrus County in Florida, a different thrill is.. read more

Why should you not touch manatees?

Why should you not touch manatees?

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Lumbering in the warm waters and looking like giant, soft squishy gray pillows, manatees are truly a sight to behold. Seeing them, you would want to jump into the water.. read more