Big Don likes late night walks on the beach and prawns by candelight....
|Location Found||Donnelly River, Pemberton, WA|
|Date Found||9th August 2017|
|Initial Weight & Length||Weight 212 grams Length 10.3 cm|
|Distinguished Markings||missing front right tip of flipper|
|Latest Weight and length||Weight 560 grams Length 14.05cm 18th October 2017|
|Overall Progress||Big by name & Big by nature... Big Don is the King of the Tank. It was found near sand dunes at the mouth of the Donnelly River with 2 other turtles and taken to a local wildlife carer, who sent them all to be cared for at the Dolphin Discovery Centre. Big Don had not eaten for several days, but after being rehydrated & having it's body temperature increased it has not looked back. Big Don likes to hang out in the lower area of the tank, only surfacing for a casual breath or at dinner time, which is a sure sign it is well on the road to recovery.|
|Funding received so far||$0.00|
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