The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.


June 8, 2008

Two sub adult Green Sea Turtles were released aprox 8 mile North of Marathon.

Agnes had been hit by a boat and suffered a number of prop cuts to her head and shell (see archives February 2008 for rescue details). Turtle Hospital staff Tom Luebke and Dr Kevin Fitzgerald (Animal Planet Emergency Vet) ease her into the Gulf.


Rachel had undergone surgery to remove external fibropapilloma tumors and was held for a year to ensure no re-growth.


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