Manatee rescued near Falmouth to make trip back to Florida

FALMOUTH, MA (WHDH) - A manatee is now making a big trip back home.

The pregnant manatee will be taken from Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut to Seaworld in Orlando, Florida on Tuesday.

The manatee, named Washburn, was rescued a few weeks ago near Falmouth.

Once she gets back to Orlando, wildlife officials will look after her until she can be released back into the ocean.

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