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Turtle Rehabilitation Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Boca Raton, Florida

Volunteers: Fian Sama

Date: May, 2019

In furtherance of its aim of promoting animal welfare, the Foundation recently gave a grant to the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center of Boca Raton, Florida on the occasion of its GumboFest. Gumbo Limbo is a nature conservation and educational center is one of only a few that are able to help turtles with fibropapillomatosis, a disease affecting sea turtles that causes tumors that, although benign, can grow large enough to interfere a sea turtle’s normal swimming and, in some cases swimming.

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