De-Oiled Near the Gulf: Oily Sea Turtles Get a Cleanup, Antibiotics in New Orleans


Rescuing oiled sea turtles is a learn-as-you-go process for veterinarians and other scientists. Treatments may change later says a senior veterinarian for Audubon Nature Institute, which houses the center treating 27 oiled sea turtles.

SEA TURTLES ON THE MEND …
Physical examination
Prophylactic antibiotics
Vital signs
Some get blood samples

De-oiled

Released to an area with a low likelihood of being re-oiled

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  1. I feel so sorry for those creatures in the sea…too bad they don’t have any better solution to save more animals there.

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