Orphaned baby Manatee Rescued

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This adorable 3-month old male manatee is the second manatee brought to SeaWorld for care within the past week. This manatee was found dehydrated, and weighing only 62 pounds, which is very thin for a manatee. He will be nursed back to health at SeaWorld Orlando. A decision about whether he can be released will come when he has fully recovered. Manatee calves are dependent on their mothers for one to two years not only for their nutritional needs, but also to teach them about feeding and resting areas.

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