Brontosaurus's Story

Brontosaurus was rescued from Palm Beach, FL. She was found washed up on the shoreline with her right front flipper lacerated off possibly by predator attack. The wound was cleaned by our veterinarian and stitched up. She is know recovering at Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. 

Close up of a green sea turtle laying on a treatment table. Turtle has bandages wrapped around her front flippers.

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

Location: Palm Beach, FL
Concern: Predator Attack
Status: Recovering

Weight: 10.45 kg 23.04 lbs


2021-Dec-29 Left flipper had a small laceration and was partially closed with a stitch.
2021-Dec-28 Rescued from Palm Beach, FL with a predator attack. She washed up onto shore with her right front flipper lacerated off. Taken to Gumbo Limbo to recieve medical treatment. Her right front flipper was stitched up to aid in healing process. Began supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.