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Manatee Rescue on February 13, 2009

FWC biologists evaluate manatee.


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FWC Facts:
Manatees feed for 6 to 8 hours daily, consuming about 4 to 9 percent of their body weight in wet vegetation, such as seagrass and other aquatic plants.

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