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Manatee rescued off of Pine Island taken to SeaWorld for rehabilitation

Posted at 5:13 PM, Mar 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-18 17:13:27-04

PINE ISLAND, Fla. — Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to a lethargic manatee off of Pine Island.

The manatee was suspected to be experiencing effects of red tide.

FWC successfully captured the animal. The manatee was taken to SeaWorld for rehabilitation.