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Emaciated manatee in Titusville appears to search desperately for food

Ribs jutting out from its side, the manatee appears to be starving in the video shot by Dana Pinnick at Manatee Hammock Campground in Titusville.

About a minute into the video, the thin sea cow looked to be searching the rocks for algae or any plant life, next to a sandy bottom barren of seagrass — a manatee’s typical diet.

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But up to 90% of the seagrass coverage died off here in some spots of the Indian River Lagoon more

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