Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Good News and the Bad News

The bad news first, we recieved a very sick turtle last week it was covered in fibropapillomas. These are tumours thought to be caused be a pollution related virus. The turtles eyes had been taken over by the disease. It also had growths covering the soft tissues on its flippers and neck. Sadly the disease […]

Radio Tracking Turtle Style!

On the 8th of January this year George Kalama, a fisherman from Uyombo, found Stumpy in his nets. We got a call and rushed to the beach where he was entangled. We examined him for any injuries and sadly he was missing half a front flipper. However it was exciting to discover out that he […]