|Date Stranded||February 28, 2023|
|Location of Stranding||Near Indian Shores, Pinellas County|
|Date of Arrival||February 29, 2023|
|Number of Days of Care||78 days|
photo credit: Clearwater Marine Aquarium
02/28/2023 Turtle was found floating off Indian Shores in Pinellas County, Florida with signs of lethargy and uncoordinated swimming – symptoms of red tide exposure. Shenandoah was rescued and arrived at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Funding for care was provided by the Animal Welfare Institute - Christine Stevens Wildlife Award.
05/17/2023 After a full recovery, Shenandoah was released at Clearwater Beach in Pinellas County, FL! Prior to release, Mainer was was outfitted with a satellite tag.
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