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Do Manatees Have Blubber?

Do Manatees Have Blubber?

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They are big and chunky. They have very thick and wrinkled skins, just like elephants. And they weigh up to 1,300 pounds and grow almost as long as walruses. Well,.. read more

How many manatees are left in 2019?

How many manatees are left in 2019?

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The West Indian manatee is a large marine mammal often referred to as the “sea cow” due to its slow-moving nature and eating habit of consuming hundreds of pounds of.. read more

How long do West Indian manatees live?

How long do West Indian manatees live?

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Tracking the lifespans of endangered species is critical to their survival and can offer helpful clues on how to save them. Scientists believe that the West Indian manatee can live.. read more

Diet and Eating Habits of the Florida Manatee

Diet and Eating Habits of the Florida Manatee

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Traveling to Crystal River, Florida to see and swim with manatees? Are you already in love with these amazing sea giants or do you seek to learn more about what.. read more

Manatee Tours in Crystal River, FL

Manatee Tours in Crystal River, FL

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Want a manatee tour In Crystal River like no other? No crowds. No waiting lines. No shoving for space in a boat packed with manic tourists. A unique, friendly, private.. read more

What to Bring on a Manatee Tour

What to Bring on a Manatee Tour

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A manatee tour is the best way to experience an extraordinary animal. These tours allow you the rare chance to swim up close and personal with one of Florida’s most.. read more

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