Activity patterns and spatial use of facility by a group of captive female manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris)

Abstract 10.1002/zoo.20096.abs As a means to compare and contrast to free-ranging Florida manatees, we examined the behavior and movement patterns of nine adult-female captive manatees at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (HSWSP). HSWSP has a unique manatee exhibit that consists of a natural river and a man-made pool. Because the manatees are exposed to a […]