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Surf legend Kelly Slater advocates for aged manatee’s freedom

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World-renowned browsing legend Kelly Slater, acknowledged for his eleven world championships and advocacy for environmental causes, is preventing for the destiny of an aged manatee named Romeo on the Miami Seaquarium in Florida, United States.


He shared drone footage from Phil Demers, a sea life advocate and founding father of UrgentSeas. The video confirmed the 67-year-old manatee in isolation in a small pool. Romeo has been dwelling in captivity for the previous 61 years. The feminine manatee Juliet additionally lives in captivity on the facility.

Slater urges Miami Seaquarium to permit the manatee to spend his remaining years in a extra pure and social surroundings.

Save the Manatee Membership mentioned in a press release on Friday that it’s “intently monitoring the state of affairs relating to the care of manatees on the Miami Seaquarium.”

This isn’t Slater’s first engagement with the Miami Seaquarium’s practices. He beforehand criticized the power following the death of Lolita, a killer whale who died after over 5 a long time in captivity.

“This video was taken on Nov thirteenth, 2023 above the Miami Seaquarium. Romeo, a 67 yr previous manatee lives in full isolation in ever deteriorating situations,” UrgentSeas mentioned.

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