Today is National Manatee Appreciation Day, for some reason. Here's a few times that manatees could have been really scary if you didn't realize they were just lovable tubs of lard that are actually "incapable of using their teeth to attack."
1. When a gentle aquatic stampede of 300 manatees forced the evacuation of a Florida wildlife park.
The Three Sisters Springs is a Florida tourist destination where love-starved swimmers go to share the water with a few dozen cuddly manatees, who they're presumably not encouraged to hug and kiss. Last year, though, over 300 manatees swarmed the springs at once—forcing the staff to shut down the swimming area.
Why!? Those manatees just wanted to hang out! But, they're big, wild, dumb (sorry) animals, so probably not a great idea to combine that with big, wild, dumb (not sorry) tourists.