Falcon Heavy

Date Stranded: February 16, 2021
Date Released: April 9, 2021

Reason for Stranding

Cold Stun

Patient History

142.8 lb sub-adult green
-in-house blood work looked good, did have a slightly lower glucose than usual (hypoglycemia is routinely seen in cold stuns)

Patient Injuries

cold stun held back from release due to severely swollen eyes (damage likely caused by predator)

Patient Treatments

receiving Ciprofloxacin (antibiotic) eye drops in both eyes in addition to our normal med protocol

Ways to help Falcon Heavy's Recovery

Adopt Falcon Heavy

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.

For more information please visit our Adoption Options in our Shopify Store. 

Support Us

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!

Meet More Patients

Subscribe to our Quarterly newsletter

Scroll to Top