Fort Myers, Florida: Manatee World (Gone)

Tour boats with a guide promise to get visitors safely up close to the slow-moving "sea cows."

6 miles east of Ft. Myers, off I-75 on north side of Palm Beach Blvd.

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Manatee World

A statue of a Manatee at Manatee World.

[Vicki Wagner, 12/15/2007]

Ft. Myers is "home to one of the largest populations of wintering manatees in Florida," according to Manatee World. Tour boats with a guide promise to get visitors safely up close to the docile creatures, who seem to have evolved to be ideal boat propeller fodder...

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