11-7-11 New Loggerhead in Rehab

CC-CLL-11-11-06-01 11-6-11 a stranded loggerhead was found on the beach in Corova by Rick Romano and transported to RIAC. The turtle’s x-rays show that the animal has pulmonary edema – lots of water/fluid in the lungs. The prognosis is guarded. We are...

Sad News 11-6-11

The past month has brought N.E.S.T. sad news from Rehab. Today’s is also sad. Brady, the little 4.1 pound Kemp’s ridley passed away during the night. There will be a necropsy later this week and, hopefully, that will reveal more...

Brady Returns to RIAC 11-2-11

Wednesday, 11/2/11, Brady’s blood work came back and was bad. That, combined with his continued floating, caused Dr. Burkart and Christian to determine he needed to have a recheck at Roanoke Island Animal Clinic (RIAC). The decision on examination was he had air...

Brady Placed in Tank 11-1-11

Tuesday, 11/1/11, Brady was given 5 inches of water. He was floating, but floating evenly, and seemed comfortable, lifting his head out of the water and breathing. Usually floaters are “bubble butts” (meaning the rear is higher than the head) or one side...