Olaf

Green (Chelonia mydas)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded April 21, 2020
Location of Stranding Marine Max boat basin on City Island, FL
Date of Arrival April 21, 2020
Number of Days of Care 36 days
Olaf

04/21/2020  Olaf was found floating in the boat basin of Marine Max right here by Mote Marine Laboratory. Captain Kenny brought Olaf right to the Sea Turtle Hospital for rehabilitation. Olaf presented with many areas on the turtle's carapace, plastron, flippers, and face that were deteriorating and had necrotic (dying/dead) tissue. Olaf was weighed, had blood work done, given fluids, started on injectable antibiotics, and placed in low water in a rehabilitation pool.

04/28/2020  Olaf had a first tube feeding today.

05/06/2020  Olaf foraged food for the first time today!

05/11/2020  Olaf has been doing great! Olaf's water level has been raised to full level.

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