Brady’s Necropsy 11/18/11

LK-JRO-11-10-30-01 The 4.1 lb. Kemp’s ridley that died 11/5/11 in rehab had a necropsy performed 11/18/11 by Aquarist Christian Legner. There were some anomalies in the intestinal tract, areas where the tissue seemed “stretched.” There was also a...

11/21/11 Buster Update

LK-MHS-11-11-09-01 11/21/11 Buster, the little Kemp’s ridley, made a visit to RIAC where Dr. Mary Burkart administered fluids, B-vitamin complex, and an enema.  Back at the rehab, we force fed capelin to the turtle.  Urates were passed, but no fecal matter...