FORT MYERS, Fla. (WSVN) — A manatee calf, stranded on Fort Myers Beach, was rescued by deputies, with the help of a team from Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

According to a social media post from Lee County Sheriff Carmine Marceno, the sea cow was washed ashore on the beach Thursday afternoon.

An employee of a nearby resort alerted beach deputies and told them where it was located. In the video, the marine calf was seen loaded onto a FWC vehicle.

The Lee County Sheriffs Office deputies and the FWC safely removed the uninjured calf.

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