DeathStar's Story

That's no moon...it's a sea turtle!

We picked up little DeathStar at the St. Lucie Site with help from our friends at InWater Research Group. This turtle has some battle scars, with parts of the flippers missing from a predator incident.

Patient Information
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Intake Photo

Name: DeathStar
Species: Green (CM)
Age: Juvenile
Admission date and intake photo: 4.11.22
Ailment: Predator attack
Weight: 10.4 kg

Updates

4/20/2022 wounds healing well

4/15/2022 Dr. C performed minor debridement of dead bone and tissue.

4/13/2022 Eating offered protein.

4/11/2022 Wound flushed and cleaned. Start cleaning with chlorhex and applying honey to wounds every day. On antibiotics, vitamins, and fluids.

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