Current Patients

Bud

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Brewster, Barnstable County, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 3.0 kg (~6 lb.)
Case History
Bud is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented […]

Pilatus

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii))
Stranding Location: Barnstable County, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 3.5 kg (~7 lb.)
Case History
Pilatus is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented cold-stunning […]

Ryder

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempiis)
Stranding Location: Ryder Beach, Truro, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 2.2 kg (~5 lb.)
Case History
Ryder is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented […]

Fitz

Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Great Island, Wellfleet, MA

Arrival Date: 11/20/2014

Age: Juvenile

Weight: 2.2 kg (~5 lb.)
Case History
Fitz is one of fifteen sea turtles transferred from the New England Aquarium (NEAq) to the South Carolina Aquarium’s Sea Turtle Hospital on November 20, 2014. This Kemp’s ridley was one of more than a thousand sea turtles afflicted with severe hypothermia and recovered (alive or dead) from the beaches and nearshore waters of Massachusetts during an unprecedented […]

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