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Injured Manatee Rescued in Florida


Animals  (tags: animals, manatee, marine mammals, resued, injured, wildanimals, humans, protection, environment, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1412 days ago - upi.com
Florida wildlife officials say they captured an injured manatee that had eluded rescue efforts and took it to the Miami Seaquarium for treatment. The 1,000-pound manatee, with open wounds along its back, frustrated rescue attempts for hours



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. (0)
Friday February 4, 2011, 8:10 pm
yrnx, thx for the post - noted

so sorry he was inujured, yet glad he is/will be take care of!
 

Philippa P. (154)
Friday February 4, 2011, 8:54 pm
So glad he will be taken care of.
 

Shirley S. (176)
Saturday February 5, 2011, 5:22 am
noted
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Saturday February 5, 2011, 5:40 am
Sad to hear about the injuries, but let's hope they'll be able to get him "back on track"
 

Stephen Hill (639)
Saturday February 5, 2011, 8:21 am
Noted
 

Toni C. (508)
Saturday February 5, 2011, 11:34 am
Noted... glad to hear they were finally able to get the manatee the help it needed. It's a darned shame they have to be injured by boat propellers!
 

Ingrid A. (532)
Saturday February 5, 2011, 2:18 pm
Sad the Manatee was injured but glad it was rescued. Noted. Thank you Yrna.
 

Suheyla C. (226)
Sunday February 6, 2011, 4:10 pm
Thanks Yrna
noted
 

Kristina B. (6)
Monday February 7, 2011, 10:10 am
in Florida-- the boat propellers slice across their backs as they feed on vegetation at the surface.
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (44)
Thursday February 10, 2011, 7:19 pm
Good...........noted and shared.
 
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