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Holden
HOLDEN
holden Dec 2000
Loggerhead
(Caretta caretta)
Juvenile
Admitted        08/18/00
Released June 20, 2001
 I Release
Weight:   52.5 kg
SCL:   68.3 cm
SCW:   58.5 cm

THE STRANDING Caught in fishing gear near Holden Beach, NC.  The turtle was being reeling in backwards and it is surmised that something bit off her flipper at that time.
 
Dr. Harms inspects the injury 8/20/00
THE TREATMENT Holden is moving around in the tank and eating.  The wound is flushed with diluted betadine.
Dec 2000

May 2001

Looking good
MAY 30
Today was final exam day for the turtles slated for a June release.
Nine turtles were measured, weighed, and had blood drawn.
Holden's flipper was examined by Dr. Craig Harms who was pleased
with the healing.
Hematocrit 30 %
June 20, 2001 Released