SeaWorld returns Manatee stuck in storm drain to the wild


SeaWorld Orlando announced today that they have successfully returned a female manatee that was stuck in a storm drain in Jacksonville, Florida to the wild.

The manatee was returned to the Blue Spring State Park, at 11:30 a.m. this morning.

She was originally rescued on November 30, 2016. It took several hours to free her from the storm pipe. She was then transported to SeaWorld Orlando for full rehabilitation and

During that time she received regular physicals and checkups to monitor her health and progress.

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