Photo of the Day: Endangered manatee enjoy a quiet corner of the river

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Endangered manatee can be found each winter keeping warm in King's Bay, Florida, where the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge attempts to protect them from people -- not an easy task when the manatee are such a popular tourist attraction.

"The Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge, was established in 1983 specifically for the protection of the endangered West Indian Manatee. This unique refuge preserves the last unspoiled and undeveloped habitat in Kings Bay, which forms the headwaters of the Crystal River. The refuge preserves the warm water spring havens, which provide critical habitat for the manatee populations that migrate here each winter." -- USFWS

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