The manatee was discovered Sunday in Florida’s Homosassa River with the president’s name capitalized on the back, according to a press release from the Center for Biodiversity.
It is unclear what animal mark is used for.
The center awards $ 5,000 for information leading to a conviction of responsible persons, according to a press release.
“However, this political graffiti is put in this manatee, meddling with these creatures is a crime protected under a number of federal laws.”;
Officials with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission are investigating. Anyone with information can call the Commission Hotline at (888) 404-3922.