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19 Manatees Rescued From Storm Drain In Florida03:21

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Early this morning, 19 manatees were rescued from a drain pipe in Satellite Beach, Florida, south of Cape Canaveral. Florida has been experiencing colder than average temperatures, and the endangered animals were probably seeking warmer waters in the drainpipe.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Ann Spellman, marine biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, about the rescue.


This segment aired on February 24, 2015.

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