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Green sea turtle Summer

Name: Summer

Species: Green

Date admitted: March 12, 2021

Stranding location: Barrier Island Center

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle came to us on March 12 with general debilitation, emaciation and covered in a heavy barnacle load. Summer will not eat on their own, so an e-tube was placed and they receive daily tube feedings for nutritional support. Honey and cold laser therapy have also been added to this sea turtle’s treatment plan. Summer shares a tank with three other juvenile green sea turtles and is often seen taking a nap on their enrichment items!