Ruby Sue

Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded December 14, 2020
Location of Stranding Buzzards Bay, MA
Date of Arrival December 22, 2020
Number of Days of Care 31 days
Ruby Sue

12/22/2020  Turtle "234" stranded as part of the Cold Stun event in New England. 234 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 "Ruby Sue". Ruby Sue was given fluids and placed in a rehabilitation pool.

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

01/07/2021  Ruby Sue continues to do well.

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

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