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bestnatgeo:

Paul Nicklen
Manatees, Florida
March 2013
Florida
Nat Geo Best of March 2013
From the April 2013 feature story, “When Push Comes to Shove”
Propeller scars mark this manatee - graphic evidence of a too-close encounter with a boat. About one in four of Florida’s 360 manatee deaths in 2012 resulted from collisions. Slow-speed zones help, but some boaters resent the restrictions.

They soooo magnificent!!!!!

bestnatgeo:

Paul Nicklen

Manatees, Florida

March 2013

Florida

Nat Geo Best of March 2013

From the April 2013 feature story, “When Push Comes to Shove”

Propeller scars mark this manatee - graphic evidence of a too-close encounter with a boat. About one in four of Florida’s 360 manatee deaths in 2012 resulted from collisions. Slow-speed zones help, but some boaters resent the restrictions.

They soooo magnificent!!!!!