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Crews work to capture manatee stuck in a tire

Wildlife experts want to treat the animal.
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Animal experts in Volusia County are trying to help a manatee that got stuck in a tire.

Right now, the sea cow is swimming in the water at Blue Spring State Park.

Crews with Florida Fish and Wildlife, SeaWorld and Save the Manatee Club are working together to capture the animal and safely remove the tire. Once safely captured, the manatee is going to be taken to SeaWorld to undergo treatment, according to CBS affiliate WKMG.

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