Posts tagged manatee

lizardking90:

Aunt Rosie
Photograph by Bill Garvin, courtesy Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Affectionately called Aunt Rosie (pictured on the left) by keepers at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Florida, this manatee has taken more than 20 young ones under her flipper, whether they were orphans or simply in need of a babysitter.
-National Geographic

lizardking90:

Aunt Rosie

Photograph by Bill Garvin, courtesy Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

Affectionately called Aunt Rosie (pictured on the left) by keepers at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park in Florida, this manatee has taken more than 20 young ones under her flipper, whether they were orphans or simply in need of a babysitter.

-National Geographic

Manatee. Photo by blondecavefish

Manatee. Photo by blondecavefish

One of the ZSL animal photography prize 2012 winning pictures, Last Chance To See, of two manatees taken by Ibrahim Roushdl.  Photograph: Ibrahim Roushdl/ZSL

One of the ZSL animal photography prize 2012 winning pictures, Last Chance To See, of two manatees taken by Ibrahim Roushdl.  Photograph: Ibrahim Roushdl/ZSL

Manatee Love by Elena Kalis
fyeah-seacreatures:

Silly Manatee. (SCUBAbunny)

fyeah-seacreatures:

Silly Manatee. (SCUBAbunny)

Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) at the water surface, Crystal River, Florida.  Picture: Mark Carwardine/Nature Picture Library/Rex Features

Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris) at the water surface, Crystal River, Florida.  Picture: Mark Carwardine/Nature Picture Library/Rex Features