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Manatee dies in Paris zoo after drowning in pool

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    A manatee has died from drowning after getting trapped in his enclosure, the owners of a zoo in Paris said Monday. Barry, who was three years old and one of only two of the sea mammals in the zoo in Vincennes, died on August 11 after getting stuck "in an underwater gallery between two parts of the pool that are usually closed by a door," said Alexis Lecu, the scientific director of the park. The ... More...