||Pets are welcome at Ray's CANOE HIDEAWAY!|
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|A leashed pet and proper pet waste disposal are mandatory while at Ray's.|
|For the enjoyment of all who paddle the Manatee River, please be sure to pick up after your pet.|
|Know your pet's limits - keep it safe and fun for all!|
|Many of mother nature's critters find Ray's Canoe Hideaway and other spots along the Manatee River just right!|
This Palamedes Swallowtail finds the habitat at Ray's Canoe Hideaway irresistible.
As you paddle the river, you will see flashes of brilliant color dance in mid-air.
You may see a wide variety of beautiful butterflies and moths, including the Florida White, the Great Southern White, the bright yellow Southern Dogface, the Monarch-mimicking Viceroy, or the tiny spotted Cassius Blue.
|You might even spot a distinctive Zebra Longwing, Florida's State Butterfly!|
|Visitors to Ray's Canoe Hideaway are sometimes lucky enough to spot one of these gentle giants - a rare and endangered Manatee.|
|There's nothing endangered about this cheeky critter. You'll find that Eastern Gray Squirrels are a common sight and sound.|
|This Gopher Tortoise has set up resience near Ray's Canoe Hideaway. This slow moving critter is another endangered species. (Click on the photo to see a full size picture.)|
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