Turtles at a Florida zoo are recovering from injuries with the help of some sweet treatment. They pack honey inside the wounds just like you would any other medication, a zookeeper said, explaining that the substance has antibacterial properties. The Brevard Zoo takes in turtles that have been harmed and applies the sweet stuff to their injuries. The raw honey and honeycomb is harvested from the zoo’s onsite. InsideEdition.com’s Keleigh Nealon (http://twitter.com/KeleighNealon) has more.
A zoo in Melbourne, Florida, is using honey from bees to help other animals at the zoo. In a video posted to their Facebook page, the Brevard Zoo explains how the honey is being used to treat injured sea turtles.
According to the video, five sea turtles are being treated with the bee honey to help naturally heal open wounds on their shells. The zoo has treated 14 sea turtles with this treatment, according to their official website. Credit: Brevard Zoo via Storyful