Florida woman experiences rare moment of manatee on her paddle board

JUPITER, Fla. (WSVN)– A Florida woman experienced a rare moment that she will never forget while paddle boarding in Jupiter.

According to WPTV,  Celine Chasteen captured a manatee hanging out on her paddle board, Tuesday.

Chasteen said the manatee was very playful and kept rolling on its back, calling it “the craziest thing ever.”

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According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, it’s illegal to touch manatees. They also took this opportunity to remind the public that if a manatee avoids you, do not chase the sea cow for a closer view.

The video was originally shared on Facebook by WPTV where it has received over a million video views as of Friday afternoon.

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