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 WRIGHTSVILLE

LOGGERHEAD

Caretta caretta

Juvenile


ADMIT
MAY  30, 2008
DIED
JUNE 4, 2010

Weight  2.3 kg  
SCL:    
SCW:    

THE STRANDING
Found near Wrightsville Beach, this litte green has a previously liberated flipper and a new carapace injury consistant with a boat propeller cut.
THE TREATMENT The wound is flushed and them filled with antibiotic ointment and cream, then covered in tagaderm to protect the dressing.
 
Interns attend to Wrightsville while she waits for her injection.
JUNE 08

Fracture 6-10-08
AUG 2008

On the table for wound care

OCT 2008

It's great to have a window seat for the winter.
JUNE 2010
The internal and bone injuries did not improve overtime, and Wrightsville let go
during the night.
Swim in Peace, Wrightsville, you have many fans who will miss you.
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