Coffee Bean Sunflower

Date Stranded: February 8, 2023
Date Released: April 3, 2023

Reason for Stranding

caught in a gill net in the Rio Grande

Patient History

18.0 lb non-FP juvenile green

Patient Injuries

old shell wound at caudal end above left rear flipper, minor abrasion on neck and flippers from gill net

Patient Treatments

started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, & Normosol. Administered meloxicam and Vit E. took 3-view radiographs (turtle has pneumonia)

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