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Little Palm

Little Palm

Intake: 8/10/19

Species: Green

Weight: 28 lbs (13.0 kg)

Reason:  FP


8/10/19-Intake: Little Palm was found by Little Palm Island, Summerland Key. This turtle has tumors that will need to be removed.

9/3/19- Getting meds. 

9/6/19-Update: Little Palm saw Dr. K our wonderful veterinary eye doctor, who surgically removed the tumors from its eyes.

3/6/20- Little Palm is still getting treatment on her one eye from tumor removal, but this turtle is now tumor free. 

5/7/20- Back in a smaller tank again because of a sore flipper.

8/11/20-Over time Little Palm has had to have some regrowth of tumors removed. Hopefully soon Little Palm will see the ocean, since she has been hear a year now.

9/12/20-Vet visit with Dr. Brooke went well all cleared for release.

9/15/20-Released at Sombrero Beach.