The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Public Sea Turtle Release Saturday May 13th at Higg’s Beach, Key West

JOIN us for a Public Sea Turtle Release Saturday, May 13th at Higg’s Beach behind Salute’ Restaurant, 1000 Atlantic Blvd., Key West!  Bring your Mom, family, and friends!  Jim, a 170 pound sub adult loggerhead sea turtle was rescued off of Sand Key in January where he was found floating and unable to dive.  Jim was thin and treated at the Turtle Hospital for an intestinal impaction.  Treatment included broad spectrum antibiotics, vitamins, lactulose and a healthy diet of squid and fish.  Jim has gained 15 pounds, is healthy and ready to return to the sea!  Jim will arrive in the turtle ambulance at 11:30 a.m., with release promptly at 12:00 p.m. See you there!


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