Larry C.

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Larry-C.Stranded 10/29/12

Larry C. is a hatchling hawksbill sea turtle found by visitors at the end of Highway 100. He is missing chunks of his back flippers due to predator attacks and also has an abnormal scute count. Scutes are the plates of keratin on a turtles back. Hawksbill usually have 4 lateral (side) scutes and 5 vertebral (along the backbone) scutes. How many does Larry have?

He will be released when he is healthy and has reached a larger size.

Released 6/28/2014

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