In March, fishermen in the Amazon discovered this baby manatee near his mother’s dead body. They contacted Friends of the Manatee (also known as AMPA, because it is Brazilian so its actual name is in Portuguese), a nonprofit whose sole purpose is to protect this insane cuteness. The group nursed the baby back to health. Soon it will be ready to go back into the wild, where it will continue to be cute. That’s the whole story! Yay! Here’s another picture!
- Orphaned Baby Manatee Rescued in the Amazon, Treehugger
This rescued baby manatee is so cute we can’t stand it | Grist