Up To 500 Manatees Invade The City Of Crystal River In Florida Every Winter And It’s A Sight To Be Seen
While some areas of the country get butterflies or crows migrating there for the winter, we are lucky to live in a state that gets some real gentle giants. If you’re on or near the west coast of Florida and you want to witness something truly magical, then you need to head to Crystal River during the winter months. Not only will you be able to see some true natural beauty, but you also will be able to see hundreds of manatees in the place they call home. Take a look at Crystal River in Florida…
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Have you ever seen the hordes of manatees at Crystal River in Florida?! Share with us your experience in the comments section! Or if you know of other spots to take a glance at these gentle creatures, keep us in the loop.
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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