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Illusion, right, a 978-pound manatee is shown in this photo provided by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden.

Injured manatee gets 2nd chance

Fast facts

  • Brought to the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden last year after being injured by a boat propeller, Illusion has been rehabilitated and will be returned to Florida Nov. 9. She will remain on exhibit at the zoo until Nov. 8.
  • The zoo says the manatee is the eighth to be rehabilitated at the zoo under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service rescue and release program.