Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded December 18, 2020
Location of Stranding Barnstable County, MA
Date of Arrival December 22, 2020
Number of Days of Care 31 days

12/22/2020  Turtle "213" stranded as part of the Cold Stun event in New England. 213 was brought to National Marine Life Center where it was then transfered to Mote Marine's Sea Turtle Hospital by a group called Turtles Fly Too, a non-profit organization of volunteer private pilots. Here the turtle was deemed "Eddie". Eddie was given fluids and placed in a rehabilitation pool.

12/30/2020  Eddie has been doing very well, eating and defecating regularly.

01/07/2021  Eddie continues to do well.

01/17/2021  Eddie continues to do well. Eddie was taken off all antibiotics and the anti-fungal.

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