A winter refuge for West Indian manatee creates EXCITEMENT for visitors of all ages!
Blue Spring State Park is filled with EXCITEMENT when West Indian Manatee migrate into the 72 degree waters of the spring. For those who appreciate nature this is one of those destinations in Florida during the winter months that is a must see.
Manatee surface for air every 3 or 4 minutes when they are swimming.
While at rest a manatee can remain submerged up to 15 minutes.
Scores of minnows are swimming around these manatee while they eat algae from the underside of a tree that has grown out over the water.
This day in the park did not disappoint & was well worth the trip!
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