Manatee Calf Successfully Saved and Given New Life by Florida Non-Profit
Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute Saves a Helpless Calf and Returns It to the Wild
Last month, the Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute (CMARI) rescued an orphaned manatee calf that was found alone in a canal. The calf, estimated to be just three weeks old, was in need of immediate attention. After being rescued, the calf received around-the-clock care from the CMARI team, including bottle feedings every two hours and medical treatment for an intestinal infection.
The rescue and rehabilitation of this manatee calf were no easy feat. Manatees are an endangered species, and any new addition to the population is a step towards preserving the species. The CMARI team worked tirelessly to nurse the calf back to health, providing it with the care and attention it needed to grow and thrive.
After several months of rehabilitation, the manatee calf made a full recovery and was released back into the wild. The team at CMARI celebrated the successful release, knowing that their hard work had paid off.
The rescue and rehabilitation of this manatee calf are a heartwarming reminder of the positive impact that non-profit organizations can have on animal conservation efforts. By working tirelessly to save and protect endangered species, organizations like CMARI are making a difference in the world and giving hope to these beloved creatures.