|Date Stranded||May 14, 1999|
|Location of Stranding||Naples, Florida|
|Date of Arrival||May 14, 1999|
|Number of Days of Care||8|
Died 23 May 1999
This turtle was found unable to dive. It was determined that the lungs were leaking air into the chest cavity. The damage to the lungs could not be healed medically and she died on 23 May 1999. Necropsy revealed a large tear in the lungs.
Vanna on Arrival
Chest tube placement