Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Theodore

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Release – Theodore

THEODORE Juvenile, Loggerhead (Caretta caretta) RELEASED: April 5, 2017 In early December 2016, a mass cold stun event occurred off the coast of Massachusetts, and many Loggerhead and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles were rescued by the New England Aquarium. Sea turtles are...
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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Theodore

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Theodore

Theodore was one of the 3 loggerheads, along with Alvin and Simon. Upon admission to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Theodore was triaged and treated for cold-stun, given vitamins, antibiotic injections, hydration fluids, and cold laser therapy to treat a healing wound to the top of the head.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Simon

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Simon

Upon admission to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Simon was triaged and treated for cold-stun, given vitamins, antibiotic injections, and hydration fluids. Although we can’t prevent cold stunning from occurring, we can keep our eyes out on the shorelines during cold weather for any turtles acting lethargically.

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Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Alvin

Sea Turtle Hospital Patient – Alvin

In early December 2016, a mass cold stun event occurred off the coast of Massachusetts, and many loggerhead and Kemp’s ridley sea turtles were rescued by the New England Aquarium. Clearwater Marine Aquarium offered to help New England Aquarium care for the turtles if they ran out of space. So, 3 loggerhead turtles were flown down to Florida via private jet. Alvin was one of the 3 loggerheads.

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Green Sea Turtle Release – Largo

Green Sea Turtle Release – Largo

LARGOGreen sea turtle(Chelonia mydas)RELEASED: August 16, 2016Largo is a green sea turtle, who was found on February 23, 2015, near Three Rooker Island. Largo was washed up onshore with fibropapilloma tumors present and mild barnacle growth on the carapace. He was...
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