Florida crews try to rescue manatee with bicycle tire wrapped around its body

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Manatee found with bicycle tire wrapped around its body

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Crews spent Tuesday trying to rescue a manatee with a bicycle tire wrapped around its body at a Florida state park, WFTV reported.

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Rescue efforts at Blue Spring State Park. were unsuccessful, but SeaWorld Orlando officials said they will continue to try to rescue the animal.

If it is captured, the manatee would be taken to SeaWorld for treatment.

The rescue team comprises the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, SeaWorld, the Save the Manatee Club and the Volusia County government.

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