Green (Chelonia mydas)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded March 20, 2019
Location of Stranding Brevard County
Date of Arrival April 2, 2019
Number of Days of Care 101 days

Final Disposition


03/20/2019  Snoot was found on a beach in Spessard Holland South Beach Park in Brevard County, FL.Treated by Brevard Zoo Sea Turtle Healing Center. No injuries but had a carapace full of barnacles.

04/02/2019  Snoot transferred to Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium's sea turtle hospital. Snoot was put on subcutaneous fluid therapy and a round of injectable antibiotics. Did not eat.

04/12/2019  Snoot is eating well and has been put on an oral antibiotic instead of injectable.

05/26/2019  Snoot's oral antibiotic was discontinued! Continues to improve and gain weight.

06/12/2019  Veterinary staff are monitoring Snoot's white blood cell count for a couple more weeks due to a slight increase.

07/02/2019  Snoot is being considered for release.

07/12/2019  Snoot was released off of Cocoa Beach, FL!

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