A manatee entangled in a crab trap in Brevard County was successfully rescued on Friday, thanks to the coordinated efforts of local wildlife officials and rescue organizations.
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In a lull before a feared return to disaster, wildlife authorities said Wednesday they are about to receive truckloads of lettuce for feeding starving manatees this winter in the coastal Indian River east of Orlando.
State wildlife officials Wednesday approved a seasonal no-entry zone in an area of Brevard County waters where manatees gather, while preparing for a second winter of feeding the sea cows to try to prevent deaths.
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More than 1,000 manatees died in Florida waters in 2021 as water pollution hurt their food supply.
Though, a new feeding plan could save many manatees from starvation. But they will still face the long-term threat of man-made water pollution stifling their food supply, wildlife officials said.