Join us this Saturday, December 24th at 9:30 am as we release Casper!
Casper, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle is going home for the holidays! Join us for a Public Sea Turtle Release this Saturday, December 24th on Sombrero Beach in Marathon. Casper was rescued in October off of Marathon on the bayside. A local family, the Sipes, spent hours on a Friday night assisting with Casper’s rescue at sea. Casper had a severe intestinal impaction and low blood values. Treatment at the Turtle Hospital included broad spectrum antibiotics, lactulose, vitamins and a healthy diet. Casper is now healthy and ready to return to her ocean home. The Turtle Hospital ambulance will arrive with Casper at Sombrero Beach at 9:30 a.m. with release promptly at 10:00 a.m. Bring your family and your friends to help us celebrate Casper’s return to sea!
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Public Sea Turtle Release
Location: Sombrero Beach, Marathon, Florida Keys
Start Time: 10:30 am
End Time: 11:05 am
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