|Date Stranded||September 28, 2023|
|Location of Stranding||Volusia County|
|Date of Arrival||October 18, 2023|
|Number of Days of Care||42 days|
09/28/2023 Turtle was found floating in Halifax Harbor Marina, Daytona in Volusia County and brought to Volusia County Marine Science Center.
10/12/2023 Grand Teton was transferred to The Sea Turtle Hospital at Whitney Laboratory for Marine Science in St. Augustine for treatment because it shows signs of fibropapillomatosis.
10/18/2023 Grand Teton, Goofy, Figaro, and Cri-kee were transferred from White Lab to Mote for continued care in order to make space for incoming turtles on the east coast of Florida.
10/20/2023 Grand Teton is active and eating well. Injectable antibiotics were discontinued, and turtle is now on oral antibiotics every other day.
10/27/2023 Grand Teton continues to do well. The depth of the tank was increased to full and daily diet is being increased.
11/11/2023 Grand Teton is very active and eating well. His tank is at full depth. Planning on scheduling pap tumor removal surgery soon now that blood values are normalizing.
11/16/2023 Goofy and Grand Teton both had surgery today to remove fibropapilloma tumors. The tumor load on both turtles was minimal, so only local anesthesia was necessary. Both turtles were back in their tanks and eating well by the end of the day.