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The Turtle Hospital, Marathon, Florida
One of the many sea turtles undergoing treatment at the Turtle Hospital. Many develop fibropapillomatosis tumors. The tumors are benign but can impede vision, eating, or moving. One of the thoughts about this virus is that human contaminents and warmer ocean temperatures help spread the virus.
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