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BARNIE
Loggerhead
Caretta caretta

Juvenile

Admit
Sept 27,2001
Release
June 2002
Weight 53.0 kg 53.5
SCL 71.0 cm 71.1
SCW 59.1 cm 60.5


THE STRANDING
Found in a pound net in Core Sound, NC. Completely encrusted with barnacles and other epifauna.
THE TREATMENT
 Cleaned and started on antibiotics.
OCT 2, 2001
JAN 2002 Dr. Harms and a student from the College of Veterinary Medicine (NC State U)
prepare to draw blood from Barnie.  Larger turtles, without need of full examinations, have the medical team come to them.

Helpful hints from peanut gallery

yea, Barnie, they're looking at you.
PCV 23%