DOUGLAS FAULKNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DOUGLAS FAULKNER / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Manatee research. Marine biologist wearing scuba equipment looks at a clipboard while examining the younger of two West Indian manatees or sea cows (Trichechus manatus). The West Indian manatee is a large aquatic mammal that lives in estuaries, rivers and coastal waters around the Caribbean Sea. Photographed in Homosassa Springs, Florida, USA.
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