Weevil's Story

Weevil was rescued in Boynton Beach, FL near Ocean Inlet Park by  a family out boating. Weevil was found floating, not able to dive, and exhibited lethargic behavior.

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

 
Species:
Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~3-5 yrs)

Location: Boynton Beach, FL
Concern: Chronic Debilitated
Status: Euthanized

Weight: 4.35 kg 9.6 lbs

Updates

2020-May-21 Veterinarian prescribed euthanasia due to internal trauma in esophagus seen in x-rays.
2020-May-18 Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostic bloodwork and radiographs. Begin nebulizer treatment to be given daily.
2020-May-17 Rescued from Boynton Beach, FL lethargic and floating. Breathing sounded raspy indicating potential lung infection.