Injured manatee gone from Treasure Island canal

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission called off its mission to monitor an injured manatee that became trapped in a canal after the manatee disappeared overnight.

Injured manatee dies hours after rescue

A female manatee, pulled from a Clearwater pond yesterday during a large rescue operation, passed away overnight. Officials at ZooTampa shared the news this morning, saying they were “deeply saddened” by the loss.

Hundreds of manatees seek warmth in Three Sisters Springs

Humans aren't the only ones feeling the chill during Florida's cold snaps! When the temperatures plunge, manatees head inland toward warmer waters in several of the state's natural springs, including Crystal River in Citrus County.