Swimming with manatees in Florida.

Travelingmegs
2 min readDec 7, 2021

Crystal River is the only place is Florida where it is legal to swim with manatees in their natural habitat.

Sleeping Manatee in Crystal River

Every year, during the winter months, manatees start heading to warmer waters. Manatees need to be in water at least 72 degrees F in order to survive the winter months, and Florida springs are a popular place for them to congregate because that’s the temperature the water constantly remains at…

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