This kind of looks like a lost episode of 'Flipper'. George Heheman and his daughter Kerry Ware were on their boat in the Intracoastal near Fort George Island, Jacksonville when they saw the beached animal stranded above water.

A video shot by Mr Heheman's 11-year-old grandson, Justin, captured the ordeal on camera, as the father-daughter team struggled to free the marine mammal they say weighed 300lbs.

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