Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gran Torino

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Gran Torino

Gran Torino is a juvenile green sea turtle that was found on February 17th, 2016 right off the Dunedin Causeway in Florida. Multiple small fibropapilloma tumors were found on his eyes, plastron, neck and base of flippers. Additionally, Gran Torino’s left eye was missing.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Han Solo

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Han Solo

(In a galaxy far, far away…) Han Solo is a juvenile green sea turtle that was found on February 17, 2016 in St. Petersburg, FL. Han Solo was found with a portion of its back carapace along with his tail and cloaca missing.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – BB

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – BB

BB is a juvenile hawksbill sea turtle that was found on February 12th, 2016 in Treasure Island, FL. BB was found in a lethargic, slightly emaciated state with a lot of epibiota on top of her carapace, with many barnacles lodged in between her scutes. After removing all barnacles from BB’s carapace, it was then discovered that both of her humeri in her front flippers were broken, too.

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