May 14

Mother-and-Calf Manatee Pair Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando This Mother’s Day

Mother-and-Calf Manatee Pair Rescued by SeaWorld Orlando This Mother’s Day
This past Sunday, Mother’s Day, the SeaWorld Rescue Team responded to rescue a distressed mother manatee – and her still-nursing calf – near Satellite Beach, Fla. and brought the pair back to SeaWorld Orlando. The mother has a collapsed lung, which creates buoyancy issues, so our team outfitted her with a “manatee wetsuit” they designed for such rescue cases. The wetsuit helps assist the manatee with floating and allows our team to draw out trapped air and fluids.
May 06

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Five Endangered Animals Following Rehabilitation

SeaWorld Orlando Returns Five Endangered Animals Following Rehabilitation
Today our Animal Rescue Team returned a male manatee to Kennedy Point Park in Titusville, Fla., and four green sea turtles to Florida’s east coast beaches following a successful rehabilitation at SeaWorld Orlando.
The manatee, at the time weighing 445 pounds, was rescued Jan.