Jar Jar Binks's Story

Plastic Ingestion

jar Jar Binks was a small “washback” Hawksbill sea turtle, that was found struggling near Miami Beach. Shortly after arrival for rehabilitation, this patient unfortunately passed away. A necropsy revealed that a piece of ingested plastic had internally punctured their esophagus.

Patient Information
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Intake Photo

Name: Jar Jar Binks
Species: Hawksbill
Age: Juvenile
Admission date: 4/22/22
Ailment: Washback
Weight: 0.24 kg