|Date Stranded||July 20, 2018|
|Location of Stranding||Manasota Key, Sarasota County|
|Date of Arrival||July 20, 2018|
|Number of Days of Care||60 days|
07/20/2018 Animal was found on the beach at Manasota Key and was transported to Mote. Physical exam findings and blood work revealed that the turtle was most likely experiencing signs of Red Tide toxicity. Ready was given subcutaneous fluids and dry-docked overnight due to lethargy and neurologic signs.
07/21/2018 Ready will continue to receive subcutaneous fluids until eating and behaving normally. She passed the water test today and is now in a rehab. pool in shallow water.
07/28/2018 Ready is now behaving normally and is much more active. Her rehab pool is now at full depth. She has shown no interest in eating yet, so she is still receiving subcutaneous fluids on a regular basis.
08/01/2018 Turtle is foraging food on her own.
09/18/2018 Ready was transported by FWC to Honeymoon Island for release!
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