Oct 22

An Update on “Huntington”

I was surprised to learn about the health problem of my favorite patient when I first started my internship with the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program. She is a large loggerhead named Huntington and is recovering from an intestinal impaction caused by a dense mass of scallop shells,…
May 30


loggerhead (Caretta caretta) Stranding Location: In-water rescue near Huntington Beach State Park, SC Arrival Date: 05/30/2013 Age: juvenile Weight: 65.6 kg (~145 lb.) Case History Huntington, a 145 lb. loggerhead was seen floating and unable to dive in the water off of Huntington Beach by a family boating in the…
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