Dr. Doug Mader from the Marathon Veterinary Hospital inspects Bowser, a post-hatchling loggerhead sea turtle, at the Turtle Hospital Tuesday morning. Bower's mouth was infected and Mader took a swab for diagnostic testing.
Dr. Doug Mader from the Marathon Veterinary Hospital inspects Bowser, a post-hatchling loggerhead sea turtle, at the Turtle Hospital Tuesday morning. Bower's mouth was infected and Mader took a swab for diagnostic testing. WILLIAM AXFORD KeysInfoNet
Dr. Doug Mader from the Marathon Veterinary Hospital inspects Bowser, a post-hatchling loggerhead sea turtle, at the Turtle Hospital Tuesday morning. Bower's mouth was infected and Mader took a swab for diagnostic testing. WILLIAM AXFORD KeysInfoNet

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