loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: RV Lady Lisa, SCDNR research vessel outside of Dewees Island
Arrival Date: 05/28/2013
Weight: 30.8 kg
Splinter was caught on board the SCDNR research vessel, the Lady Lisa right off of Dewees Inlet with what appeared to be a wooden splinter through the right rear flipper.
Upon arrival, a physical exam was performed to better assess Splinter’s wound. The exam showed no active bleeding but there was severe inflammation to the stifle […]