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Picture of a mantee floating in Crystal River Reserve, Florida
March 30, 2022

Sea Cow

A manatee swims in Crystal River Reserve, Florida. An April 2013 story documented the tension between humans and manatees, which are threatened by boats, entanglement, and algae blooms.
Photograph by Paul Nicklen, Nat Geo Image Collection
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