Thor's Story

Thor was rescued from Fort Pierce, FL with fibropapilloma tumors and entangled in fishing line. The fishing line was removed and Thor is awaiting tumor removal surgery.

Close up of a green sea turtle laying on a treatment table.

 
Species:
Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~ 5-10 yrs)

Location: Fort Pierce, FL
Concern: Fibropapillomatosis
Status: Released

Weight: 11.1 kg 24.5 lbs

Updates

2020-Apr-9 Released.
2020-Apr-8 Applied flipper and pit tags.
2020-Apr-3 Cleared for release by veterinarian
2020-Mar-24 Very active and eating well. Wounds healing well from previous surgery.  Continue honey application to wounds. Expected to make a full recovery!
2020-Feb-18 Final tumor removal surgery performed. Apply honey to surgical sites daily. Monitor for regrowth.
2019-Dec-02 Tumor removal surgery performed. Apply honey to surgical sites daily.
2019-Nov-22 Veterinarian sutured base of tumors to cut off blood supply to aid in future surgical removal. 
2019-Nov-21 Rescued from Fort Pierce, FL covered with fibropapilloma tumors and entangled in fishing line.