Pongo

Pongo

Species: Green sea turtle
(Chelonia mydas)

Arrival Date
: February 7, 2018
Stranding Location: Tequesta, FL

Initial Weight
: lbs.
Current Weight:  lbs.

Issue: Debilitated
Current Condition: New patient

ADMISSION NOTE:

Pongo is a juvenile green that was found in Coral Cove Park in Tequesta. The turtle appeared debilitated and has an old injury on the front left flipper. The turtle was started on antibiotics and fluids. Pongo appears to have a good appetite.

PROGRESS KEY:

Sea_turtle_icon(green)This turtle is progressing well and responding to therapy as desired.

Sea_turtle_icon(yellow)There is a minor issue that we are working to resolve.

Sea_turtle_icon(red)More details to follow.

PROGRESS NOTES:

02/14/2018 – Sea_turtle_icon(yellow) Pongo’s appetite is good, but the white cell count remains elevated.

02/07/2018 – New patient