Lefou's Story

Lefou was found washed ashore near the Sebastian Inlet. Lefou substained injuries from a predator attack the the rear left flipper. She also presented fibropapilloma tumors near her front and rear flippers.

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

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

Location: Sebastian Inlet, FL
Concern: Predator Attack & Fibropapillomatosis
Status: Recovering

Weight: 3.34 kg 7.35 lbs

Updates

2021-Mar-11 Start honey and MLS laser treatments on carapace wounds.
2021-Mar-10 Transferred to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to continue rehabilitation.
2021-Mar-09 Rescued from Sebastian Inlet and brought to the Sea Turtle Healing Center at the Brevard Zoo. Began supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.