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Stranded 11/15/2014

Nacle was found in Barracuda Cove during a cold spell on South Padre Island. She has 2 large slice wounds in her carapace & one on her head. These wounds were most likely caused by a boat propeller. Nacle’s spine is exposed and  she is in critical condition in our ICU.

January Update: Nacle is still in our ICU. She is starting to show interest in food and her shell wound is healing. She is no longer in critical condtion.

February Update: Nacle is doing very well and she has been moved to an outdoor rehabilitation tank!

Released 4/8/2015

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