Manatees gathered at Blue Spring State Park’s warm water refuge on a cold winter day. Manatees are susceptible to cold-related disease and need warm water for survival. ©Save the Manatee Club
A female manatee nurses her calf accompanied by an orphan calf at Blue Spring State Park. Photo ©Save the Manatee Club.
Manatee photo ©David Schrichte/manateepics.com
Manatee photo © David Schrichte/manateepics.com
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She's been rescued several times for line entanglement. Una has been sighted at Blue Spring State Park recently! Learn more and see photos and video.
Along with the Florida Springs Council, Save the Manatee Club is filing administrative challenges to five Basin Management Action Plans covering 15 impaired Outstanding Florida Springs. Watch our video and find out what you can do to help.
Do manatees form permanent pair bonds like some animal species? Learn about about this topic from Wayne Hartley, Manatee Specialist for Save the Manatee Club.
Manatees need warm water to survive and cannot tolerate temperatures below 68 ° F for long periods of time. Learn how to report to local wildlife authorities.