The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Shelmore

Arrival: 9/18/18

Species: Loggerhead

Weight: 112 lbs

Location: Hen & Chicken Reef, Tavernier

Reason: Floating unable to dive.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


UPDATE: 9/25/18 Shelmore’s X-ray showed something weird. What it was will go down in the medical books of strange.

This turtle actually had an eel in its body cavity. Surgery went well to get the eel out and now Shelmore is resting comfortably.