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Rehabilitation of Victor the West African Manatee (current)

In 2010 a live West African manatee calf stranded in Gabon. Georgia Aquarium provided funds, supplies and expertise to help rehabilitate the animal, nicknamed Victor. Data collected during his rehabilitation will improve scientific understanding of the West African manatee and raise awareness on the importance of conserving this species and its lagoon habitat.

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