You can also watch manatees on the web cams at ManaTV.org.
Caught on the Webcam: A curious manatee and a very large alligator check out a tagged manatee's floating transmitter on Christmas Day at Blue Spring State Park. Adoptee Lenny is also located in the bottom right of the video.
New adoptee Aqua and her male calf Astro were spotted by Manatee Specialist Wayne Hartley on December 7, 2016 at Blue Spring State Park. You can adopt Aqua or other manatees at savethemanatee.org/adopt
Cora Berchem, the Club's Multimedia Specialist, did a manatee count on January 1st and got a New Year's present. She discovered Merlin! It was his first Blue Spring appearance in over a year. See if you can match up Merlin's scars on Wayne Hartley's Blue Spring scar chart.
Lily was a first day arrival for the manatee season, along with fellow adoptee Floyd. Here she is on December 23, 2016.
Manatee Craziness: Watch some playful manatee activity observed on the Blue Spring webcams on December 5, 2016.
In mid December, Cora Berchem, Save the Manatee Club's Multimedia Specialist, did a manatee count and filmed Doc! Doc has made a couple other visits to Blue Spring since that time, too.
Flash, looking like he is living up to his name, as he zips by Manatee Specialist Wayne Hartley's camera at the end of November 2016.
Rocket finally made it home from the spring to our north and was spotted at Blue Spring by Wayne Hartley on January 24, 2017. He has a new scar, but he is okay.
Lenny provided us with some nice photo ops on a visit to Blue Spring around January 25th. .
Titled "Name That Fish" from the charming web comic "Man versus
Manatee" by Rachel Arnow. See more of Rachel's manatee comics at mvsm.omnomzom.com or on Facebook. She puts out a new
comic each "Manatee Monday."