SeaWorld: Rescued Mantanee Gives Birth

23 Jul

Hi Everyone,

Early last month, SeaWorld rescued a manatee from Sykes Creek in Brevard County and it has just given birth to a healthy calf.

The mother had severe injuries to one flipper caused by a crab pot line, and fishing line was wrapped around both front flippers. After being transported to SeaWorld, it was discovered that she was pregnant.

She gave birth early Wednesday. They are both being kept in a back area pool, where the park’s Animal Care team is monitoring them. Both are doing well, SeaWorld reports.

SeaWorld has rescued 12 manatees this year.

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