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A Mob Of More Than 300 Manatees Has Taken Over A Florida Wildlife Park

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A group of more than 300 manatees took over a wildlife park in Florida on Tuesday, forcing officials to close the area to humans.

Southwest Florida Water Management District / Via Facebook: WaterMatters

The manatee mob was attracted to the Three Sisters Springs during the high tide and cold temperatures.

By 1:30 p.m., more than 300 manatees filled the central pool at the park, which serves as a refuge for them, WTSP reported.

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Officials will monitor the pools to see whether the waterway can be opened again soon, according to the Southwest Florida Water Management District.

Swimming with the manatees in Three Sisters Springs, Fla. #adorable http://t.co/6FLdGxlPDv

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Swimming with the manatees in Three Sisters Springs, Fla. #adorable http://t.co/6FLdGxlPDv

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