Kemp’s ridley (Lepidochelys kempii)
Stranding Location: Edisto Beach, SC
Arrival Date: 07/05/2007
Weight: 1.5 kg (3.3 pounds)
The surgery to remove the hook was successful and the prognosis is very good!
Endoscopic surgery to remove the hook, antibiotics, vitamins and TLC!.
31 July 2007: “Little Edisto” is awaiting the final clear for release from the consulting veterinarian.
24 September 2007: It was a great day to release 2 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles back into the ocean.
Beachwalker Park, Kiawah Island, SC