Manatee? Nope, Manatop
Please allow me to draw your attention to the last paragraph of this news article, about a woman who is facing possible charges for riding a wild manatee:
“It’s a wild animal. It’s not something to be ridden,” Susan Butler, a manatee expert with the U.S. Geological Survey in Gainesville, told the Times. “I can’t say that as a biologist I would ever, ever condone that, or say that (the manatee) wanted them to do that.”
Umm… How does she know? Because she’s a manatee translator!
That’s right, she actually spoke with the manatee, named Butch, and confirmed that Butch does not like to be ridden. Butch does the riding around those parts.