National Geographic PHOTO OF THE MONTH by Paul Nicklen, from the April 2013 feature story "When Push Comes to Shove." - Manatee, Florida Manatees and tourists are both thriving in Kings Bay. Go underwater with these endangered giants and find out why increasing interactions with humans are presenting a problem.
Manatees, Florida Propeller scars mark this manatee—graphic evidence of a too-close encounter with a boat. About one in four of Florida's 360 manatee deaths in 2012 resulted from collisions. Slow-speed zones help, but some boaters resent the restrictions.