Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Ilya the Manatee's Rescue

Here's something for you wildlife lovers who have been following the odyssey and rescue of Ilya, the manatee who was stranded in New Jersey waters. This video, filmed and edited by Bryan Kaus, shows the incredible rescue of Ilya at a Linden refinery.

Since his rescue and return to Florida, Ilya has been recovering in a tank at the Miami Seaquarium with a female manatee named Glade. When the veterinarians think he is ready, Ilya will be released into southeast Florida waters.

Watch Ilya's remarkable rescue: