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Title: Manatee Health Assessment Capture
Researchers use a net to pull an endangered wild manatee onto the beach in order to conduct a physical examination. Information on manatee biology in Crystal River enables biologists to better understand the complex issues confronting this fragile species.
Location: FL, USA
Date Taken: Jan 2012
Photographer: Robert Bonde
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