Manatee Tactile Encounter - Fanning Springs
A young military wife has a gentile tactile encounter with a Manatee surfacing for air right next to the dock ladder at Fanning Springs state park in Florida.
Manatee Pacifier - Fanning Springs
A Manatee chews on a dock rope like it is a pacifier while just under the surface of the clear freshwaters of Fanning Springs in January 2016.
Manatee Massage Station - Fanning Springs
A Manatee appears to be getting a simultaneous belly and back rub as it swims upside down between the sandy bottom and the floating dock underside at Fanning Springs, Florida.
Manatee Foraging - Fanning Springs
A Manatee glides over the bottom through the algae on the bottom of Fanning Springs state park on a cold winter day in 2016.
Manatee Curiosity - Fanning Springs
A curious juvenile Manatee comes in for an up close look as a fellow manatee feeds in the back ground in the clear freshwaters of Fanning Springs in the winter of 2016.
Manatee Head Profile - Fanning Springs
A close up head profile of a Manatee swimming into Fanning Springs a state park in Florida during the winter of 2016.
Manatee Chews Rope - Fanning Springs
A Manatee appears to be towing the dock but it actually is just gnawing on the dock line for reasons unknown at Fanning Springs state park in Fanning Springs, Florida.
Manatee Greetings - Fanning Springs
A pair of Manatees appear to be greeting each other as they meet in the clear freshwater of the Fanning Spring inlet to the Suwannee River in Fanning Springs, Florida as the sun sets in January 2016.
Lead Manatee and Wingman - Fanning Springs
A pair of Manatees appear to be flying in formation with the lead manatee and wingman in the crystal clear freshwater of the Fanning Springs inlet to the Suwannee River in the late afternoon of a cold January day in 2016.
Manatee Needs a Hug
A juvenile Manatee appears to be neading a hug but it is actually getting a breath of air while rubbing its skin along the rough side of a floating dock at Fanning Springs state park in Fanning Springs, FL in January 2016.
Mother and Infant Manatee - Wakulla Springs
A mother West Indian Manatee closely guards an infant as they feed and float through a narrow canal in the Wakulla Springs river on a warm afternoon in October 2013.
Manatee and Entourage
A Manatee swims along the bottom stirring up the marine plants as the entourage of Bream and Sunfish follow closely behing in the clear shallow waters of Fanning Springs state park in Florida.
Manatee Marine Plant Mustache
A Manatee appears to have a mustache from eating the marine plants on the bottom of Fanning Springs a state park in Florida.