Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: Buck Hall boat landing, McClellanville, SC
Arrival Date: 07/20/2014
Weight: 34.3 kg (~75 lb.)
This juvenile loggerhead was found lethargic and floating by Buck Hall boat landing in McClellanville, SC by a recreational fisherman who contacted the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. Michelle Pate, Sea Turtle Coordinator from SCDNR, transported the animal to the Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital for examination and medical treatment.
Upon arrival, staff found the heart rate to […]