Injured manatee rescued in Jupiter, sent to Miami Seaquarium for recovery

An injured manatee was rescued in Jupiter last night at Island Way and Indiantown Road.

FWC was on location with their Manatee Rescue vehicle, as well as the Jupiter Police Department and Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Officers from each department assisted in lifting the sick/injured manatee out of the southwest fork of the Loxahatchee River (behind PBCFR station 19) and into FWC's Manatee Rescue vehicle.

The injured manatee was transported to Miami Seaquarium.

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