Injured sea turtle to get CT scan

Wolverine, an injured loggerhead sea turtle. (Photo provided by the Virginia Aquarium)
Wolverine, an injured loggerhead sea turtle. (Photo provided by the Virginia Aquarium)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – An injured loggerhead turtle is set to receive a CT scan of its head Friday at a Virginia Beach Sentara campus.

Dale Gauding with Sentara Healthcare said the sea turtle has been in rehabilitation at the Virginia Aquarium. He said the juvenile loggerhead, named Wolverine, was found near Tangier Island after suffering a penetrating head wound.

Wolverine will be brought to Sentara’s Independence outpatient campus Friday afternoon by Aquarium staff.

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