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Sea Turtles With Tumors Fill Florida Hospital

Animals  (tags: sea turtles, green sea turtles, fibropapillomatosis, tumors, herpes virus, the Turtle Hospital, Marathon, Florida, Florida Keys, US Fish and Wildlife Servic )

- 955 days ago -
As the population of green sea turtles rebounds in and around the Florida Keys, cases of fibropapillomatosis have exploded too.


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Past Member (0)
Sunday February 7, 2016, 1:27 pm

Animae C (506)
Sunday February 7, 2016, 1:37 pm
Oh how horribly sad!!!

Thanx Judy

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 7, 2016, 7:29 pm
Terrible--our waters are so polluted. We'll be seeing a lot more animals showing up in this state+worse in the coming years. thx Judy

Judy C (91)
Sunday February 7, 2016, 11:11 pm
I'm afraid that's true, Natasha. Everything has become so out of balance. We really have little understanding of the natural systems involved.

No W (3)
Monday February 8, 2016, 4:34 am
thank you for posting

Past Member (0)
Monday February 8, 2016, 5:52 am
Respect every life

Nicole W (646)
Monday February 8, 2016, 8:00 am

Elisabeth H (85)
Monday February 8, 2016, 11:40 am
So nasty, the sea's destroyed and see now the destruction and imbalances, sad . TYFS

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Monday February 8, 2016, 12:18 pm

Ruth C (87)
Monday February 8, 2016, 12:26 pm
Poor creatures

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday February 8, 2016, 10:16 pm
Shame, how absolutely horrific. This is their habitat and look at what we as humans are doing - disgusting! We are a plague on this earth!

Sylvie A (194)
Tuesday February 9, 2016, 3:36 am
Noted with sadness.
Thank you, Judy.
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