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Dr. Leigh Clayton surgically removes dead, damaged and infected tissue (debridement) of 1522LK's shell | 1522LK or Scuttle, Arrived at the National Aquarium veterinary facility on 6/11/15. Rescued by Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle was incidentally rescued after being captured at a fishing pier on Virginia Beach on 5/30/15. Stayed in rehab due to emaciation, ocular disease, and shell lesion.
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Dr. Leigh Clayton surgically removes dead, damaged and infected tissue (debridement) of 1522LK's shell | 1522LK or Scuttle, Arrived at the National Aquarium veterinary facility on 6/11/15. Rescued by Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center. Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle was incidentally rescued after being captured at a fishing pier on Virginia Beach on 5/30/15. Stayed in rehab due to emaciation, ocular disease, and shell lesion.