Manatees!

Manatees that are wounded by boats or are otherwise debilitated are brought to Homosassa Springs for rehabilitation where they stay until they are ready to be released back into the wild. Other manatees are born here and they usually stay for their entire lives. Known as "sea cows" by early mariners, they live on a diet of vegatation and here, in the park, are fed lots and lots of lettuce.

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