Little manatees are truly special! Seeing them in the clear blue waters of Florida’s freshwater springs is indeed magical.
My second encounter with this robust little male calf occurred two days ago on a “lucky” Friday the 13th. I’ll call this calf “Max” for our narrative, as we don’t know what his mother calls him? 🙂
[Note: These color photographs were taken two days before the current USFWS sanctuary closures went into effect Nov.15-March 31 at Three Sisters Springs.]
During the peak winter season when manatees gather in the warm springs there are hardly any blades of tasty greens left… Continue reading