|Date Stranded||January 8, 2017|
|Location of Stranding||Don Pedro State Park, Charlotte County|
|Date of Arrival||January 8, 2017|
|Number of Days of Care||64 days|
01/08/2017 Animal was found near the north end of Don Pedro State Park and was transported to Mote for rehabilitation. Animal is very lethargic and possibly experience Red Tide toxicity. Was given subcutaneous fluids and dry docked overnight.
01/09/2017 Grimes is recieving subcutaneous fluids daily until eating. Also, started on antibiotics. Animal was placed in a rehab. tank at low water level.
01/15/2017 Grimes ate on his own today.
01/16/2017 Slowly increasing the tank depth as animal becomes more active.
01/27/2017 Grimes is now in a rehab. pool at full depth. Animal is very active and is foraging for all food offered. Injectable anitibiotics are being administered every 3 days due to an elevated white blood cell count.
02/06/2017 Blood work has improved and antibiotic therapy was discontinued.
03/13/2016 Grimes was released by Mote staff and interns at Nokomis Beach.
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