Great Harbour Cay manatees

A manatee was observed near the Great Harbour Cay marina, on 31 December 1999. Locals welcomed the new-comer, some even believed that the manatee's arrival was a good omen for the start of the new millenium!

Manatee biologist Jim Reid from the US Geological Survey travelled to Great Harbour Cay in late February 2000 and found a small adult female (already nicknamed Gina) that appeared to be in good health and behaving normally.