Date Stranded: July 3, 2023
Date Released: October 13, 2023

Reason for Stranding

Stuck in the rocks at Boca Chica Jetties beach side.

Patient History

Grasshopper is a restrand from last summer! He originally stranded as a rock baby from Boca Chica almost a year ago on 7/16/22
-4.0 lb non-FP juvenile green

Patient Injuries

Exposed bone on head, prolapsed cloaca, minor plastron abrasions.

Patient Treatments

in-house PCV = 20%, TP = 3.2 g/dl, glucose = 124, started on Ceftazidime, Vit B Complex, Normosol, Meloxicam, and Vitamin C

Ways to help Grasshopper's Recovery

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