About Verde

Gender: Male
Current Tag Id: 208685

Verde was rescued for cold stress in Tierra Verde, Pinellas County, Florida on January 28, 2020. He was 193 centimeters long and weighed 325 pounds at the time of his rescue. Verde was transported to ZooTampa for care. He was released on February 15, 2021 at TECO in Hillsborough County. He was 228 centimeters in length and weighed 610 pounds. He will be monitored by Clearwater Marine Aquarium Research Institute.

  1. 02/18/2021 08:00 AM
    • Since his release on Mon., Verde has explored north of TECO, the canals south of TECO and today was in a small cove off Tampa Bay. He was cavorting with a few other manatees and this activity continued for the duration of the observation.

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