CHATHAM (CBS) – Is there a manatee swimming off the Cape?
The International Fund for Animal Welfare says there have been several sightings of a manatee around Cape Cod.READ MORE: USS Constitution Fires 21-Gun Salute With Newly-Trailed Navy Sailors Aboard
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The manatee has reportedly been spotted off Nantucket, at Dowses Beach in Osterville and Oyster Pond in Chatham.
“Here on the Cape it’s not very common,” IFAW research member Misty Niemeyer tells The Cape Cod Times. “We aren’t really quite sure what they are doing.”MORE NEWS: Luis Santiago Charged In Dorchester Hit And Run That Left 11-Year-Old Francis Nedwell Seriously Hurt
Anyone who spots the manatee should stay away and call the IFAW at 508-743-9548.