Species: Green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
Arrival Date: June 6, 2023
Stranding Location: Miami, FL
Admission Weight: 3.64 kg., 8.02 lbs.
Current Weight: 3.64 kg., 8.02 lbs.
Initial Condition: Neurologic
Leela is a juvenile green that was found washed ashore in Miami swimming in circles. We are currently conducting a health assessment, taking x-rays, and collecting blood work. Leela is currently on antibiotic and anti-inflammatory medications. Leela’s condition is improving, but the prognosis is still guarded.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
7/14/2023 - Leela was successfully released on July 10, 2023.
6/23/2023 - Leela has been cleared for release.
6/16/2023 - New patient.