Zinc was rescued from New Smyrna Beach. Zinc was found floating and extremely lethargic with a heavy load of barnacles. She also presented fibropapilloma tumors near her front and rear flippers.
Species: Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~3-5 yrs)
Location: New Smyrna Beach, FL
Weight: 3.90 kg 8.60 lbs
|2021-Mar-04||Transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to continue rehabilitation.|
|2021-Feb-28||Rescued from New Smyrna Beach and brought to Volusia County Marine Science Center. Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.|