This National Geographic video taken by researchers using a shell-mounted "crittercam," capturing rare footage of a giant river turtle in Brazil's Amazon basin interacting with its hatchlings underwater.
Last week, 300 manatees gathered in Three Sisters Springs on the Crystal River in Florida, enjoying the safety and warmth of the sanctuary. Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge officials closed off the area to human visitors, but shared a few photos from the manatee meetup.
During the winter, Florida's manatees come to Crystal River Springs to keep warm, but that exposes them to curious tourists who just won't leave them alone. Watch this video to see just how bad they have it.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is calling on Florida residents to be on the lookout for manatees who may be incapacitated by a particularly nasty algal bloom that’s propogating through the state's southwest coast.
A 21 year-old Florida man, Ryan William Waterman, is facing a misdemeanor charge that could see him pay a $500 fine and face six months in jail. He was arrested by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission after being alerted to pictures on Facebook showing Waterman hugging a baby manatee.
Why do we need to see Captain America, Batman, or the Green Lantern in manatee form? I'm not sure, but Joel Micah Harris fills that need with adorably pudgy illustrations of spandex-clad, superpowered undersea creatures.
In Sirenia Shadows, a short film by video production house Built By Wildman, a submarine cameraman captures the endangered West Indian manatee placidly gliding through Florida's Crystal River. It's a marvel seeing these sea cows serenely traverse the riverbed (without the risk of getting skimmed by some gaudy…
In Roland Tamayo's paintings, sea creatures find themselves punked out with modern-day technologies, transforming them into the vehicles and weapons of the future. Take a leisurely cruise aboard a humpback sailboat, or face nature's deadliest weapon: the shark jet.