SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team Cares for 800-Pound Pregnant Manatee

SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team Cares for 800-Pound Pregnant Manatee

The SeaWorld Orlando Rescue Team is now caring for an 800-pound pregnant manatee that arrived yesterday on a U.S. Coast Guard plane from Connecticut.

The manatee, named Washburn, was picked up in Nantucket Sound, but manatees are not native to Massachusetts and the water is too cold for them to survive.

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Out and About: SeaWorld Orlando Opens New Manatee Rehabilitation Area to Guests

This week I had the opportunity to visit the Manatee Rehabilitation Area at SeaWorld Orlando on the first day it was open to guests, which happened to also be Manatee Appreciation Day.

Manatee Rehabilitation Area at SeaWorld Orlando

SeaWorld has always been at the forefront of manatee rescue and rehabilitation, but now guests can actually see first hand what the SeaWorld Rescue team does.

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Rescured Manatee Sporting Life-Saving Wetsuit Courtesy of SeaWorld Orlando Animal Rescue

When a manatee was injured near Satellite Beach, she and her still-nursing calf were quickly attended to by the SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team at SeaWorld Orlando.

SeaWorld Animal Rescue Team rescues manatee and her baby calf

The 10-year-old mother manatee was injured by a water craft strike and is currently being treated at SeaWorld for buoyancy issues due to a collapsed lung.

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