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Manatee rescued from Intracoastal

Published On: Oct 10 2013 04:53:16 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 10 2013 05:11:15 PM EDT

After a boater reported a manatee in distress, officers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission rescued the marine mammal and will take it to Sea World in Orlando to be diagnoses and rehabilitated.

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FWC officers along with marine biologists with the Jacksonville Zoo said the manatee was too buoyant -- apparently couldn't dive under the water.

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