Feb 19, 2013

Saint Lucie County FL: Ryan William Waterman, 21, arrested after interfering with a manatee & posing children on its back

Ryan William Waterman, 21, of Ft Pierce FL
This man has been charged. The following story is in the DailyMailUK:
Ryan William Waterman, 21, arrested after hugging a manatee and posting photos on Facebook | Mail Online
"Florida's Manatee Sanctuary Acts reads: 'It is unlawful for any person at any time, by any means, or in any manner intentionally or negligently to annoy, molest, harass, or disturb or attempt to molest, harass, or disturb any manatee."

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2280785/Ryan-William-Waterman-21-arrested-hugging-manatee-posting-photos-Facebook.html#ixzz2LMJbKTwT 
Scientific information on the manatee (Trichechus manatus)  may be viewed at the following International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources link:
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