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Adios Andrew

Green sea turtle Andrew came in on August 25, 2009 with multiple Fibropapilloma tumors growing on his skin and eyes. He was slightly underweight at 22 pounds on arrival and covered in algae and leeches. Turtles with an overgrowth of algae on their carapace is usually a good indicator that they have been swimming slowly [...]
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