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Video: Manatee by Joe Romeiro Photo

Video: Manatee by Joe Romeiro

Filmmaker Joe Romeiro has posted a sample of his manatee footage, most of which was shot at Crystal River, Florida. Joe shot it all on a RED EPIC housed in a Nauticam housing with a glass Zen dome in 5k at about 95 fps .

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Manatees are super sensitive to touch Photo

Manatees are super sensitive to touch

A paper published in the peer reviewed journal Journal of Comparative Physiology A has shown that Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) have the ability to sense water movements thousands of times smaller than the width of a human hair. They do this via sense receptors in their facial whiskers.

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