Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)

Age Class Juvenile
Gender Unknown
Date Stranded December 16, 2020
Location of Stranding Buzzards Bay, MA
Date of Arrival December 22, 2020
Number of Days of Care 31 days

12/22/2020  Turtle "244" stranded as part of the Cold Stun event in New England. 244 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 "Todd". Todd was given fluids and placed in a rehabilitation pool.

01/07/2021  Todd is slowly recovering. Todd is being force fed oral supplements and an anti-fungal while also receiving injectable antibiotics and fluids once a week.

01/14/2021  Todd has been nibbling at food occasionally but today really started eating well for the first time!

01/17/2021  Todd has been taken off antibiotics and the anti-fungal.

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