Manatee rescued in Boynton Beach

Boynton Beach Police and FWC crews rescue a manatee. (Boynton Beach Police)

A manatee is back where it belongs tonight, thanks to some help from police and wildlife experts.

A male manatee became beached by high tide behind the Hypoluxo Harbor Club Thursday afternoon.

Boynton Beach Police officers worked with research specialists from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to rescue the manatee and get it back into the water.

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