Veterinarian Dave Murphy laughs as Snooty nuzzles up to him in his tank at the Parker Manatee Aquarium at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton Thursday. Longo, and Cheeno, two male manatees who have been rehabilitating at Lowry Park Zoo after suffering cold stress, join the 64 year old Snooty for awhile before being released after they grow to be about 800 pounds.
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Two manatees will be staying at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton until they are released back into the wild.