Florida, USA: Constipated Sea Turtle Released in the Keys

When you gotta go, you gotta go. Unfortunately for a 200-pound loggerhead sea turtle, he couldn’t go and therefore he couldn’t dive.

Enter the good doctors at the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys, who diagnosed “Pal” with a serious digestive problem and used a pretty common human remedy to solve the reptile’s bowel issues.

“The turtle couldn’t go to the bathroom so we gave him Metamucil to help him with that,” said Richie Moretti of the Turtle Hospital.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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