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Crowd Rescues Beached Manatee (Video)

Florida beachgoers gave this beached manatee a helping hand when it got itself into a pickle. Watch some great compassion at work as this struggling animal is lifted back into the ocean — a simple act that saved a life.

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6:26AM PDT on Sep 19, 2014

A big THANK YOU to everyone involved in saving this poor manatee!~ I hope she finds her family and is OK after her ordeal.

6:05AM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

Thank God this didnt happen off China or Indonesia or it would have been eaten

4:50PM PDT on Jul 21, 2014

By acting together, ordinary people can do so much to help animals and nature.

10:26AM PDT on Jul 21, 2014

Kudos to them all for doing something good!

8:25AM PDT on Jul 16, 2014

Faith in humans restored for today! :)

4:24PM PDT on Jul 14, 2014


1:01PM PDT on Jul 13, 2014

So awesome to see people going out of their way to save a helpless animals' life.

7:51AM PDT on Jul 10, 2014


4:54PM PDT on Jul 8, 2014

Great Compassion.

9:50AM PDT on Jul 8, 2014

Now that's what I'm talking about! Thank you to everyone who helped. Great people!

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