Manatee Love

The highlight of the recent family vacation (according
to one munchkin) HAD to be the trip to Bradenton, Florida
to see THE manatee, Snooty.

These gentle giants became a bit of an obsession with our middle child, 
thanks to a library book checked out last year. 
We watched him eat (and eat and eat) romaine lettuce, 
kale, sweet potatoes, broccoli & carrots. 

Snooty was born in captivity & has been raised by humans.
The other 2 manatees pictured are part of the Manatee Rehabilitation Network
rescue program. They'll be returned to the wild next winter.

1 comment:

  1. Thats great. Manatee has always been one of my favorite words.


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