Orange City, Florida: Watch Manatee Webcam video as Wayne Hartley, Save the Manatee Club's Manatee Specialist, and a diver from the U.S. Geological Survey's Sirenia Project conduct manatee research at Blue Spring State Park. They attract several manatees who find them just as interesting!
Orange City, Florida: Watch video from our Manatee Webcams at Blue Spring as Jessica and her yearling calf play with a floating transmitter and are joined by another curious manatee. Be sure to watch at left as the yearling does a "half" barrel roll -- so cute!
Orange City, Florida: Save the Manatee Club's Manatee Webcams capture lots of manatees gathered on a chilly January day at Blue Spring. According to Wayne Hartley, SMC Manatee Specialist, the manatees in this video include Michelle, Nick, Jim, Lucille, Koko, Hogan, Lillith, No Tail, and Pear.
North Captiva Island, Florida: Dr. Jon Cobb sent this photo of a mother manatee and her tiny calf. Most manatee females give birth to a single calf about 47 inches long and 66 pounds, although a few cases of twins have been documented.
Orange City, Florida: See a video of resting manatees from our Blue Spring webcams and then as a manatee surfaces to breathe. The manatees in this video include Georgia and Ishmael. Georgia has the youngsters, and Ishmael appears right at the end of the video.
A Gourdeous Manatee: For Linda Watson, one of our Facebook fans, it was love at first sight. "I found thegourd and immediately saw themanatee within!" she says. Pictured with I'm A Manatee book by John Lithgow. (Photo courtesy Linda Watson.)
It's A Bird, It's A Plane... There is certainly no shortage of creativity among manatee supporters! Check out the "Wonder Womanatee" costume created for Halloween by manatee friend Cynthia Millaudon. (Photo courtesy Cynthia Millaudon.)
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