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Loggerhead sea turtle Sunflower

Name: Sunflower

Species: Loggerhead

Date admitted: January 5, 2021

Stranding location: St. Lucie Power Plant

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle came to us on January 5 after being found entangled in breaded fishing net. Additionally, Sunflower had blood flow constriction to their left front flipper and small injuries to the left side of the face and head. This sea turtle was named by a young participant in one of our Zoo education programs!