Patsy Mink was rescued from Fort Pierce, FL with a heavy load of fibropapilloma tumors on her front and rear flippers, plastron, and both eyes. She was found floating and lethargic with algae and mud covering her carapace.
Species: Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~3-5 yrs)
Location: Fort Pierce Beach, FL
Weight: 5:45 kg 11.99 lbs
|2021-May-16||Floating. In shallow water. Starting to eat.|
|2021-May-14||Rescued from Fort Pierce Beach and brought to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.|