Charlie Brown

Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded November 25, 2020
Location of Stranding Buzzards Bay, MA
Date of Arrival November 28, 2020
Number of Days of Care 38 days

Final Disposition

01/04/2021  Charlie Brown was released off of New Smyrna Beach.

Charlie Brown

11/25/2020  This turtle (104) is part of the cold stun even that happens in New England area every year. 104 was brought to the National Marine Life Center for initial care.

11/28/2020  104 was transferred with other turtles to from New England to Florida by a non-profit organization called Turtles Fly Too. 104 is part of the group that came to Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium's Sea Turtle Hospital for rehabilitation, here the turtle was named Charlie Brown.

12/01/2020  Charlie Brown is receiving regular fluids, an antibiotic and calcium supplement until beginning to eat.

12/10/2020  Charlie Brown had an appetite stimulant added as Charlie is still not eating unassissted. 

12/12/2020  Charlie Brown foraged the entire daily meal today for the first time!

12/18/2020  Charlie Brown has been moved upstairs into a solo enclosure within one of Mote's dolphin rehabilitation tanks

12/20/2020  Charlie Brown was moved back down to a turtle hospital rehabilitation pool due to high stress and not eating.

12/31/2020  Charlie Brown was medically cleared for release!

01/04/2021  Charlie Brown was released on the east coast of Florida off of New Smyrna Beach.

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