Photo of the Day

three manatees in the waters of Florida
March 19, 2013

Manatees, Florida

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features 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. See more pictures from the the April 2013 feature story "When Push Comes to Shove." See where Florida manatees roam » Explore 125 years of National Geographic »
Photograph by Paul Nicklen, National Geographic

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