Snooty, the world’s oldest manatee in captivity, rears back and opens his mouth in anticipation for his vegetable birthday cake during Snooty’s 69th birthday celebration on Saturday at the South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton.
Snooty, the world’s oldest manatee in captivity, rears back and opens his mouth in anticipation for his vegetable birthday cake during Snooty’s 69th birthday celebration on Saturday at the South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton. Zack Wittman zwittman@bradenton.com
Snooty, the world’s oldest manatee in captivity, rears back and opens his mouth in anticipation for his vegetable birthday cake during Snooty’s 69th birthday celebration on Saturday at the South Florida Museum in downtown Bradenton. Zack Wittman zwittman@bradenton.com

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