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Considerate Manatee Stands Guard Over Stranded Pup Until Help Arrives

Considerate Manatee Stands Guard Over Stranded Pup Until Help Arrives

The Tampa Police Department was recently called in to rescue a beautiful Pit Bull stuck in a Florida river, unable to get out. When they got there, they saw a scared pooch with a manatee floating around him.

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The Tampa Police Department said on their Facebook page that it looked like the manatee was keeping the scared pup company until Marine Patrol could arrive and complete the rescue.

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Thankfully, the pup was saved and returned safely back to his owners.

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While the exact reason the manatee was hanging around the pup may not be known, we’d like to believe it was keeping a protective eye on the Pittie, like his own personal marine angel.

featured image via Tampa Police Department/Facebook

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