A Year in Review….so far!

With the new year quickly approaching, some of you might be wondering how our numbers are comparing to previous years.  With two months to go, we have already surpassed last year’s numbers of patients both admitted and released.  This year to date, we have admitted exactly 60 turtles.  Of the 60, 39 were Greens, 17 were Loggerheads, 3 were Hawksbills (all post hatchlings), and one was Read More →


Patti in Recovery

When Patti was rescued she was seen by residents on the ocean side of Card Sound Road, Key Largo. She was floating and the current quickly pushed her into a canal. She was struggling to swim, to lift her head for air, and soon became tangled up in mangrove roots. While she struggled the residents got some friends to help get a boat out to Read More →


Leanna’s Release!

After just over two months in rehabilitation, Leanna, an adult Hawksbill was returned to the wild. She was originally found off of Pumpkin Key in early June, severely entangled in a rope attached to a heavy cement crab trap. Her flipper was so badly damaged that it needed to be amputated at The Turtle Hospital by Dr. Cathy of MVH. Her wound healed nicely and Read More →

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Pine Tyme pre release spa treatment

Join US as we release our first satellite tagged rehab turtle that you can track on the internet!

A very special public turtle release Friday, August 15th at 1:00 pm Sombrero Beach Hi there! My name is Pine Tyme, and I’m an 80 pound sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle who was found floating, unable to dive near Big Pine Key, Florida Keys, Florida. Luckily, I was spotted and named by a couple of Big Pine Key residents that were out surveying islands for mosquito Read More →

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