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Modified 10-Dec-11
Created 10-Dec-11
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Forty individual manatees have been identified at Wakulla Springs State Park since their arrival this fall. Some are mothers with calves and at least five of the manatees have satellite monitors attached to their tails. The dive tower near the swimming area is a great place to view them or taking the riverboat cruise is another great viewing opportunity. When the ocean water get too cold, the manatees swim up the Wakulla River seeking the warmer waters of the spring which remains a constant 68-70 degrees year around.

Rooms and meals are available at the Wakulla Springs Lodge for those coming from out of the area and who would like to enjoy the charm of old Florida.
Wakulla Manatees

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