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Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 16 May 2019 in Animal & Insect.

Manatees at Robbie's Marina. You can also see the tarpon in the water.

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Devi from Chennai, India

Wow...they are really huge !! I suppose one is enough to cook a dish for 50 people !!!

16 May 2019 5:23am

Martine from Brest, France

C'est énorme.

16 May 2019 5:28am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Oh superbes ! Et sils sont libres ou en parc ces magnifiques Lamantins ?
Bonne journée Elaine

16 May 2019 6:12am

@Pascale MD: They are free. The like to swim around the boat docks. I saw five of them in one group.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Stunning capture.

16 May 2019 6:37am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Much life in the water there.

16 May 2019 6:55am

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Enormous !!!!

16 May 2019 7:03am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

How fantastic and beautifully strange

16 May 2019 9:05am

Captain Guildive Ajoupa from Saint Nazaire.Pays de la Loire., France

Etrange animal.Merci du partage.

16 May 2019 9:21am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

What a wonderful sight to see these beautiful creatures must surely have been a treat and your image is superb Elaine

16 May 2019 9:33am

Peter from Warkworth, New Zealand

Fascinating unusual creatures

16 May 2019 9:48am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

Bien ce vert

16 May 2019 10:28am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A wonderful look at the Manatees. Superb color and detail. 5*

16 May 2019 10:28am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great find here in the shallow waters of the marina!

16 May 2019 12:07pm

Rose from United States

I do agree they are strange as someone commented...but so wonderful to capture them.

16 May 2019 12:21pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful capture !

16 May 2019 2:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

How wonderful to see these creatures! Beautifully captured.

16 May 2019 2:56pm

Don from Spokane, United States

That’s fine close up. I find the color of the water very impressive

16 May 2019 3:58pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful capture of these gentle mammals.

16 May 2019 6:09pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I'm still wanting to see some manatees in their natural habitat. How cool to get to see them like that.

16 May 2019 8:24pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

I have never seen one of these in person. In this photo they seem like statues rather than living beings

17 May 2019 2:42am