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Juvenile green sea turtle Sting

Name: Sting

Species: Green

Date admitted: October 2, 2020

Stranding location: Volusia County Marine Science Center

Status: In treatment

Admission notes: This juvenile green sea turtle came to us from Volusia County Marine Science Center on October 2 with a medium load of small FP tumors in the axial and inguinal regions as well as the eyes. Sting also stranded with older, healed propeller wounds down their carapace and is experiencing buoyancy due to the boat strike. They received their first CT scan on October 8. This turtle, who arrived at the Healing Center on Sting’s birthday, was aptly named after the singer of The Police.

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