Nala's Story

Nala was rescued from Cape Canaveral, FL. Nala was found floating and extremely lethargic. She also presented fibropapilloma tumors near her flippers and eyes.

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

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

Location: Cape Canaveral, FL
Concern: Fibropapillomatosis
Status: Recovering

Weight: 22.4 kg 49.28 lbs

Updates

2021-Mar-30 Veterinarian performed FP removal surgery.
2021-Mar-10 Transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to continue rehabilitation.
2021-Mar-10 Rescued from Cape Canaveral and brought to the Sea Turtle Healing Center at the Brezard Zoo. Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.