Photo: Manatee visits Charleston for a drink

Charleston County News

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD) – Manatees are returning to the Lowcountry and one was spotted recently in the Charleston Harbor.

A News 2 viewer shared a photo of a manatee flipped over drinking fresh water off the back of the viewer’s boat in the Charleston Harbor Marina.

The manatee hung out for around 20 minutes before bar hopping to his next drinking spot.

It is illegal for humans to actively feed manatees, under the Marine Mammal Protection Act.

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