ORLANDO, Fla. — Rescued manatee, Moira-Rose, returns to the wild on Monday after over a month in rehabilitation.
On Feb. 1, the Save the Manatee Club alongside state and wildlife officials and SeaWorld Orlando rescued Moira-Rose for cold-stress syndrome. Cold-stress syndrome can occur when manatees do not find a warm water habitat in time.
According to the Save the Manatee Club, its webcam footage showed she was pregnant, which was later confirmed by veterinarians.
On Monday, after 6 weeks in rehabilitation, Moira-Rose was released, where she will able to be able to birth her calf in the wild.
Please report all sick and injured manatees to FWC at 1-888-404-3922.