Shop Now!
Book Now

Tripod

Founding Name: Tripod
Tripod is super mobile even though he is flipper challenged ....
Location Found  Marmion Beach, Perth
Date Found  17th August 2017
Initial Weight & Length  Weight 225grams Length 10.3 cm
Distinguished Markings  Missing right rear flipper. 3 green nail polish dots on shell.
Latest Weight and length  Weight 341 grams Length 11.65 cm 18th October 2017
Overall Progress Tripod is progressing well despite having a missing flipper. This injury is fully healed, but it meant Tripod had a tendency to swim in circles!! We need to keep encouraging Tripod to swim the opposite way by tempting it with food and changing the water flow in the tank, so that it builds up enough muscle strength have the coordination it will need when it is released Tripod is eating well, gaining weight and is able to dive and rest on the bottom of the tank, but does not yet have the stamina for deep, active dives.
Funding received so far  $0.00

To sponsor and rename this Turtle, please fill out the below form.

Adopt a Turtle - Corporate Form


Verification

From Our Blog

How will you celebrate World Oceans Day on June 8th? Why not join us here at the Dolphin Discovery Centre. Entry will be FREE for everyone on the day and include kids story time with Louie the Dolphin

Hi All, Saturday was a very hot, summery day and when we arrived at the DDC Levy and Aurora were already in the Interaction Zone and spent a good hour with our Visitors & Volunteers. Anyone that wants

VOLUNTEER JOHNS BLOG Had another fantastic day last Saturday at the Dolphin Discovery Centre! I drove in along the ocean drive and, as I glanced at the beautiful ocean and sunny blue sky, I thought