Update on the orphaned manatee calf

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The orphaned manatee calf that was rescued this week received a radiograph to look for any internal injuries he may have. Vets discovered that he may have some possible gastrointestinal issues as well as eye inflammation that could be compromising his vision. The calf is receiving round the clock care and tube feedings, and vets and animal care teams are closely monitoring him.

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So far this year, SeaWorld has rescued 16 manatees and returned 8 to their natural environment.

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