May 19

SeaWorld Rescues 16th Manatee This Year

by Staff

This week, SeaWorld Orlando's Animal Rescue Team successfully rescued a manatee from a canal in Satellite Beach, FL.

manatee rescue

The female sea cow is suffering from a probable boat strike injury. Animal care specialists immediately began supportive care with antibiotics and provided fluids for nourishment. She remains under the watchful eye of veterinarians at SeaWorld's Manatee Rescue & Rehabilitation Center.

manatee rescue

SeaWorld is the global leader in the rescue and rehabilitation of manatees. The park's Animal Rescue & Rehabilitation Team is on call 365 days a year, 24 hours a day. This is the 16th manatee rescue of 2010.