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Innocent Beasts Rescued Innocent Beasts Rescued

Manatees, the gentle, overtly sexual giants of the sea, have also been imperiled by Hurricane Irma along Florida’s coast. We can’t attest to the safety of all manatees, but a couple have been returned to the ocean after being beached on shore in an inspirational, hands on rescue.

'Manatee Mating Ball' Stops Traffic in Florida  'Manatee Mating Ball' Stops Traffic in Florida 

Some freaky manatee sex shit stopped traffic on Tampa’s Courtney Campbell Causeway earlier this week, FYI.

OMFG Check Out These Manatees 69-Hugging

About a month or so ago, at the recommendation of a respected family member, I started following Paul Nicklen on Instagram for my only consensual dose of animal content. Nicklen, a talented animal photographer, has a particular affinity for manatees, the best creature on earth, and as you can see from the photo above,…

Armed Only With Willpower, Hundreds of Manatees Mount Takeover of Florida Springs Armed Only With Willpower, Hundreds of Manatees Mount Takeover of Florida Springs

Who are we? FLORIDA MANATEES! What do we want? NOT TO BE COLD! How are we going to do it? BY SMOOSHING OUR BIG BODIES TOGETHER AND CLOSING DOWN THE THREE SISTERS SPRINGS TO SWIMMERS AND KAYAKERS!

The Animal Version of Me Is, Fittingly, Making a Very Very Slow Comeback

Not since I was invited to swim with manatees at the age of seven but rejected the offer because they were big and scary and yes they ate only seagrass and moved so slowly they were often hit by boats but did I know that? No! have I been this emotional about the best creature on Earth.

These Manatees Know Who's Winning The Super Bowl These Manatees Know Who's Winning The Super Bowl

Hugh and Buffett, Manatees at the Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium, have predicted the winner(s) of this year's Super Bowl. Sorry, they couldn't decide. It should be noted, however that Buffett has predicted the winners of the past six Super Bowls (Hugh, not so much).I'm personally not a betting man, but a manatee…

Marine Mammals Everywhere Can Rest Easy — The Manatee Rodeo Rider Has Finally Been Arrested Marine Mammals Everywhere Can Rest Easy — The Manatee Rodeo Rider Has Finally Been Arrested

The long arm of Floridian law has finally caught up with the mysterious aquatic rodeo rider who saddled up a manatee back in October and rode recklessly over the waves like a sea-faring Calamity Jane angling to do battle with King Triton's army of seahorses. Or like a person who has owned far too many Lisa Frank ocean…

World's Worst Son 'Rubs Dog Defecation' in Mom's Face During Argument World's Worst Son 'Rubs Dog Defecation' in Mom's Face During Argument

It's a classic tale: Son demands vodka, mother yells at son, son acquires feces, son smears feces in mother's face, son goes to jail. (Or, the short version: Florida.)

Manatee Released From Sea World After 27 Years Manatee Released From Sea World After 27 Years

After 27 years of entertaining families and competing for attention with Shamu, Rita the Manatee has been released from Orlando's Sea World, and will spend the rest of her days in a Florida State Park.

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