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CT scan reveals reason for buoyancy issues in stranded turtle

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A TURTLE found stranded on a beach in Wales last year visited the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) recently for a CT scan to investigate why it has been experiencing buoyancy problems.

The female turtle, which was named Menai, became the first Olive Ridley turtle to be recorded in the UK since records began in 1748 when it was found stranded on the beach at the bottom of Anglesey Sea Zoo's drive on November 12 last year. It was in a cold-stunned state and was not initially expected to survive. Staff at the zoo …

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