Olympic's Story

A short visit

This juvenile green sea turtle is named Olympic, after Olympic National Park in Washington! This patient was rescued from the town of Palm Beach Marina where they were found extremely lethargic and floating at the water surface. Unfortunately after only a few days of intensive care in rehab, Olympic passed away on November 14th, 2022.

Patient Information
Intake Photo

 

Name: Olympic
Species: Green (Cm)
Age class: Juvenile
Admission date: 11/09/2022
Ailment: Lethargy, possible parasitic infection

Weight: 10.2 kg

Updates

11/09/22: Rescued and admitted for rehabilitation. Patient is very lethargic with minimal blink response. Begin supportive care regiment and fluid therapy, and take blood sample.

11/11/22: Patient is still very lethargic and weak. Dry-dock with lubrication and fluid therapy. Continue to monitor behavior.

11/14/22: Patient passed away during the night.

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