NEAR WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) — A 700-pound manatee was rescued near West Palm Beach.
The sea cow got stuck in a canal in Tequesta and ended up beached as the tide went out.
Good Samaritans spotted the manatee and called for help.
Tequesta Police, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers and witnesses helped load the mammal into a truck.
It was evaluated, treated and released back into safe waters.
Copyright 2021 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.