Green (Chelonia mydas)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded March 19, 2016
Location of Stranding Cape Canaveral Energy Center in Brevard County
Date of Arrival March 19, 2016
Number of Days of Care 67 days

Final Disposition



3/19/26  Animal arrives at Mote.  No obvious injuries, in good body condition, small lacerations on plastron, blood visible from mouth (unknown cause)

3/23/16  Timothy is foraging for food and eating well

3/31/16  Animal continues to eat well.  Receiving injectable antibiotics and oral vitamins and supplements.  Raised water level in tank to half full as Timothy is swimming strongly.

4/16/16   Timothy's blood work is much improved, so antibiotics have been discontinued.  Animal is currently in a tank with Reef and continues to eat well. 

5/19/16   Animal has been medically cleared for release, so will apply for release through FWC.

5/23/16  Reef was moved into a tank with Rigley in order to prepare Timothy for release.

5/25/16  Timothy was released by Mote staff and interns in Merritt Island, FL

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