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Dispensing turtle-loving care

New England Aquarium workers help ailing reptiles heal

A turtle with kidney problems was sedated and secured to an operating table to undergo a surgical procedure at the New England Aquarium. A turtle with kidney problems was sedated and secured to an operating table to undergo a surgical procedure at the New England Aquarium. (Suzanne Kreiter/ Globe Staff)
By Brian MacQuarrie
Globe Staff / February 1, 2010

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A ventilator tube in its beak and an incision in its rear, an ailing sea turtle lay splayed before a medical team that surrounded the operating table in aqua-colored scrubs and collective, concentrated focus. (Full article: 832 words)

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