Officers Rafter, Swensson, Rhoda, Larios and Coger assisted FWC Biologist’s and the Dolphin Research Center, Dolphin’s Plus and Aquarium Encounters with an injured manatee rescue. 

The manatee teams worked together to rescue the large adult female from the waterway near Taylor Creek Village in Key Largo. The manatee had monofilament line embedded in both front flippers and needed medical treatment. 

The manatee was transported by FWC biologists to SeaWorld in Orlando for medical treatment.

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