A sub adult Green Sea Turtle was found on the beach at Island Club Beach in St Lucie. There is old damage to the carapce from being hit by a boat prop.
The spinal cord is severed which has paralyzed the rear flippers. When placed in the pool, Dice floats. Along with the damage, the turtle also has fibropapilloma.
Dice has died. Necropsy confirmed a severed spinal cord and the boat hit had damaged the lower intestines to the extent that no waste matter was able to be passed.
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