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it's definitely a great thing to have the Manati protected and the whole bay of Chetumal considered a sanctuary for this rare animal. but dont expect to see one here. this is not a zoo, just a large bay.
If you love these animals you will be amazed by this place wich is a sanctuary for the manathes. They come and go all the time because it is their natural enviroment. I were really pleased to see that local people living there take good...More
I heard rumours of Danny's majestic flippers in Tulum, so I knew I had to visit Chetumal. Danny didn't show up, but I saw a signpost with a photo of Danny, so I took it as a success.
Good luck Danny, may your three thick...More
We drove more than 30 km from downtown Chetumal to see Daniel, and the place was closed, the person there told us that he came to eat at 9 am but didnt showed up for lunch at 12 pm, and the place is closed because...More
Awesome experience. We got lucky and a university professor that has been working with Danny since he was a baby happened to be there when we arrived. He explained to us all about Danny's story and about both manatee's in the local area and around...More
We really enjoyed our visit here. Daniel was found alone as a newborn manatee with his umbical cord still attached. We have been told that he was bottle-fed and raised by humans and now comes into the sanctuary during the day and leaves in the...More
We saw "Danny" the sole manatee who still lives in the sanctuary's pens. It was not clear why the manatees were released. Danny and various fish choose to hang around the sanctuary for the free lunch. The taxi ride was 150 pesos from downtown chetumal....More