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manatee

Manatee Rescue on April 29, 2009

Biologists rescued the entangled manatee because they were concerned about its chance for survival.


Image Credit: FWC



FWC Facts:
Manatees can travel up to 50 miles in a day. They generally swim slowly but have been clocked at speeds of up to 15 mph for short bursts.

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