Manatee Finds Fresh Water #4 (water wild+animals ). Photo by LowerCal
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Manatee Finds Fresh Water #4

Uploaded by: LowerCal

Saturday December 1, 2012

Fort Lauderdale, FL (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: Manatees seeking fresh water may find a Central Florida spring or in this case the garden hose of a young Southeast Florida fisherman on a floating dock.

Manufacturer: LG Electronics

Model: LG800G

Resolution Unit: Inch

Software: LGE_SW

Image Description: PLUM2G

YCbCr Positioning: co-sited

Compression: JPEG compression

x-Resolution: 72.00

y-Resolution: 72.00

FNumber: f/2.8

Exif Version: Exif Version 2.2

Components Configuration: Y Cb Cr -

Aperture: 3.00 EV (f/2.8)

Metering Mode: Average

Focal Length: 3.5 mm

FlashPixVersion: FlashPix Version 1.0

Exposure Program: Normal program

Color Space: sRGB

PixelXDimension: 1600

PixelYDimension: 1200

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2. LowerCal
6:19 PM GMT on December 10, 2012
From Wikipedia, "Studies suggest Florida manatees must have some access to fresh water for proper osmoregulation."

The New River where this photo was taken has a significant tidal range and its water is brackish.
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1. BriarCraft
9:32 PM GMT on December 06, 2012
Fascinating! Whodathunk a manatee would get thirsty? I don't think dolphins or whales do.
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