14 Jun '18, 10pm

Tiny entangled seahorse rescued, rehabilitated, and returned to the sea

Tiny entangled seahorse rescued, rehabilitated, and returned to the sea

Tangled in fishing line with things looking grim, the story of Frito's rescue is inspiring all around. Sometimes big stories come in little packages. Take the story of Frito the seahorse, for example. On June 10, local resident Dawn McCartney and her daughters were snorkeling off of Redington Shores, Florida, when they came across the tiny seahorse tangled in fishing line among trash, with the line wrapped around her poor little neck several times. They carefully untangled the creature and put her in a water bottle filled with sea water before calling Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) for help. Like a sea-creature ambulance crew, a team from CMA arrived at the scene and whisked the injured seahorse back to the aquarium – where they promptly named her Frito. © Clearwater Marine Aquarium Frito's story is not unlike many of the rescued animals at CMA; animals who have been aff...

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