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A manatee with a boat strike injury was found near Goodland listing to one side, which might indicate a punctured lung filled the body cavity with air.

Photo by Kati Therriault/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

A manatee with a boat strike injury was found near Goodland listing to one side, which might indicate a punctured lung filled the body cavity with air.

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  • A manatee with a boat strike injury was found near Goodland listing to one side, which might indicate a punctured lung filled the body cavity with air.
  • After three tries Tuesday, rescuers using a special manatee rescue boat encircled the manatee with a net and hauled it onto the boat.
  • Rescuers drove the adult female manatee in the back of a panel truck to the Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa for rehabilitation.

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