Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)


Age Class Adult
Gender Female
Date Stranded May 30, 1995
Location of Stranding Siesta Key, Florida
Date of Arrival May 30, 1995
Number of Days of Care 20

Final Disposition

Released on June 19, 1995

Sandy was admitted with signs of intestinal blockage. She was treated with oral mineral oil and an intestinal stimulant. She eventually passed a plastic bag and was fine after that. She was then released back into the wild.

Sandy close up

Sandy on release

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