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Orphaned baby manatee rescued, brought to ZooTampa at Lowry Park


Video above: News To Go – September 2, 2021ZooTampa at Lowry Park welcomed its smallest orphaned manatee rescue ever treated at the end of August.The zoo announced on Facebook that the baby was found in the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County. She was rescued by Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium staff and Florida Fish & Wildlife field staff.The manatee critical care center is one of two places that takes orphaned calves in, and the little one was only 44 pounds.She will be taken care of by the animal care and veterinarian teams.

Video above: News To Go – September 2, 2021

ZooTampa at Lowry Park welcomed its smallest orphaned manatee rescue ever treated at the end of August.

The zoo announced on Facebook that the baby was found in the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County. She was rescued by Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium staff and Florida Fish & Wildlife field staff.

The manatee critical care center is one of two places that takes orphaned calves in, and the little one was only 44 pounds.

She will be taken care of by the animal care and veterinarian teams.

rescued orphan manatee

rescued orphan manatee

rescued orphan manatee

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