According to Gerstein (1994), manatees are capable of understanding discrimination tasks. Clearly, they also have discriminating tastes.
Have you hugged your Hurricane today?
Special thanks to Matt at Aardvark’s Florida Kayak Company, the photographers, and that manatee for expressing kayak love on a whole new level!
Gerstein, E.R. (1994). “The manatee mind: Discrimination training for sensory perception testing of West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus)”. Mar. Mammals 1: 10–21.