(Manatee Taking a Nap.) * *Factoid: MANATEES' ARE THE SWEETEST CREATURES WHO, WHEN SWIMMING ABOUT, GO TOO NEAR THE SURFACE. AS A RESULT, THEY GET CUT SEVERELY BY BOAT RUDDERS OR JET SKIIERS, ETC. AS A RESULT, THEIR NUMBERS ARE REDUCING. PLEASE SIGN PETITIONS TO HELP SAVE THIS GENTLE CREATURE !
SeaWorld animal care specialist Devi Wise bottle feeds a days-old orphan West Indian manatee at the parks’ Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Center. The female calf – just two-feet long and barely tipping the scale at 21 pounds – was rescued from Ormond Beach.