Bandit

Date Stranded: February 21, 2020

Reason for Stranding

Entanglement

Patient History

Stranded at Boca Chica Beach with monofilament line coming out of mouth and braided line.

Patient Injuries

Bandit has fibropapillomatosis. This herpes virus causes tumors to grow and the fishing line was moderately entangled around her tumors.

Patient Treatments

Dextrose (for low blood sugar), antibiotics, Vitamin B, Meloxicam (anti-inflammatory), and injectable iron

Ways to help Bandit's Recovery

Adopt Bandit

One of the three primary missions at Sea Turtle, Inc. is rehabilitation. We work hard to rescue and return every sea turtle back to the wild. Proceeds from this adoption will go directly to purchase needed medical supplies, veterinary exams, x-rays, food and general care for our rehab turtles.

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Sea Turtle, Inc. is dependent on donations to fund our mission; we do not receive any governmental support. Because Sea Turtle, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)(3), your contributions are tax deductible. We thank you for your support!

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