Manatee with declining bodily condition rescued from Crystal River

Writer: Paul Dolan
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Small thin manatee rescued from Crystal River. CREDIT: FWC

Officials successfully transported a small manatee to get treatment at a Florida zoo.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, the small and thin manatee was suffering from a declining body condition near Crystal River.

Authorities rescued the manatee earlier in February.

The young sea cow is getting rehab treatment at Tampa Zoo.

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