CJ Walker's Story

CJ Walker was rescued by biologists at Inwater Research Group from the St. Lucie Powerplant with several lesions on the plastron. CJ Walker was also extremely lethargic and emaciated.

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

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

Location: Jensen Beach, FL
Concern: Chronic Debilitated
Status: Recovering

Weight: 1.70 kg 3.75 lbs

Updates

2021-Apr-16 Eating well and active. In full tank.
2021-Apr-02 Starting to eat some food. More active in water. Discontinue TPN.
2021-Mar-25 Begin TPN (Total Parental Nutrition) and continue supportive care. In shallow water.
2021-Mar-24 Rescued from Jensen Beach and brought to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.