Brevard News

Brevard Zoo Helps Sea Turtle ‘Riptide’ Adjust to Life With Three Flippers After Amputation Surgery

Juvenile green sea turtle Riptide is adjusting to life with three flippers after undergoing amputation surgery in July. This patient was brought to the Brevard Zoo’s Sea Turtle Healing Center on June 25 after they were found in Ormond Beach with their flippers entangled in monofilament line (an unfortunate consequence of human behavior) and a few external fibropapillomatosis (FP) tumors. […]