Twizzler is a juvenile Hawksbill sea turtle who was found floating in sargassam seaweed and wrapped in a plastic burlap-like sack in August of 2005. Twizzler had his right front flipper entangled in threads of the partially-shredded bag. Due to a prolonged restriction of circulation, the flipper was amputated, as blood flow to the flipper had completely ceased. Twizzler is now learning how to manage with only three flippers.
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