We rescued Apex from a crowded marina, where they were frequently spotted nursing a predator attack injury. We applied medical grade maggots to their wounds to clean out the old diseased flesh and infection, and promote the growth of new, healthy tissue.
Species: Loggerhead (Cc)
Age: Sub-Adult, Female
Admission date: 03/22/22
Ailment: Predator Attack
Weight: 46.8 kg
4/13/2022: Wound healing well.
3/25/2022: Dr. Chadam sutured predator attack wound on front left flipper. Start Cold Laser Treatment.
3/23/2022: Upon Intake, wounds flushed out and maggot treatment started. Broad spectrum antibiotics and fluid therapy were prescribed. Honey applied to wounds.