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What is the best time of year to see manatees in Florida?

What is the best time of year to see manatees in Florida?

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In the summer, manatees roam throughout the United States as far as Texas, Virginia and Massachusetts. But in the winter, they congregate in Florida in massive numbers to take advantage.. read more

What Not To Do When Swimming With The Manatees?

What Not To Do When Swimming With The Manatees?

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Manatees are amazingly cute, docile and adorable animals. And swimming with them is an experience like no other wildlife encounter. During a swim-with-manatee tour, you slip quietly into the crystal-clear.. read more

Why Do Manatees Like Warm Water?

Why Do Manatees Like Warm Water?

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Manatees like warm water because they require refuges to survive the cold of winter. Despite a weight of 1,000 pounds or more, manatees lack a continuous layer of blubber (like.. read more

Kayak & Swim with Manatees at Three Sisters Spring

Kayak & Swim with Manatees at Three Sisters Spring

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The highlight of visiting Crystal River is kayaking and swimming with manatees. Kayaking along Crystal River is a remarkable and almost magical experience. The water is incredibly clear as long.. read more

How Manatees Became Mermaids

How Manatees Became Mermaids

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It’s winter again and manatees are migrating south to warm-water springs and power plant outflows. As the slow-moving marine mammals make their way into the springs they often run into.. read more

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Manatees

5 Things You Might Not Have Known About Manatees

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Native to the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, Florida manatees are slow, gentle and somewhat clumsy giants of the marine ecosystem. They spend most of the summer months.. read more

Do manatees have live births?

Do manatees have live births?

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Female manatees give birth to one live calf every 2-5 years. It’s possible for a female to give birth to twins, but this is quite rare. If a cow (female.. read more

November is Manatee Awareness Month

November is Manatee Awareness Month

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This year has been a tough one for Florida manatees. Of the estimated 6,000 manatees that dwell in Florida waters, already 714 manatee deaths have been recorded this year compared.. read more

What does a manatee need to survive?

What does a manatee need to survive?

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Florida manatees were among the first animals listed as endangered soon after the Endangered Species Act came into effect in 1973. When that happened, there were only about 1,000 of.. read more

Are manatees dangerous to swim with?

Are manatees dangerous to swim with?

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Manatees are calm and peaceful marine mammals that pose no danger to swimmers. In fact, they are curious animals that enjoy human interaction and are quite happy to relate with.. read more