Species: Loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta, caretta)
Arrival Date: April 4, 2022
Stranding Location: Miami, FL
Initial Weight: 67.89 lbs.
Current Weight: 67.89 lbs.
Issue: Systemic Infection; Healing Watercraft Injury
Zeppelin is a subadult loggerhead sea turtle patient that was found floating offshore of Miami. The turtle arrived with healing boat strike injuries to its carapace and a systemic infection. Zeppelin will receive treatment and be closely monitored by hospital staff with routine diagnostics.
Patient requires continued treatment but is progressing well.
Minor adjustments have been made to the patient's treatment.
Patient is off all medications.
04/11/2022 - Zeppelin has been transferred to another rehab facility while we are working on our new water system.
04/04/2022 - New Patient