MRI device for humans aids checkup on sea turtle

Veterinarians at Florida’s Brevard Zoo have been treating a female green sea turtle named Homeslice for trauma she suffered during a boat collision last summer. They partnered with Health First Medical Group to examine Homeslice using the facility’s MRI device for humans, which showed that the turtle’s spine isn’t yet adequately healed to allow for her release.Florida Today (Melbourne) (tiered subscription model) (1/30)

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