The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.


Moses’s Flipper Rope Removal

Moses, a sub-adult Loggerhead sea turtle had been floating under the seven mile bridge when fishermen spotted her on June 22, 2004. Moses’ left front flipper had been entangled in a buoy line. luckily, Moses was found before his flipper incurred any severe damage. Once the rope was cut from the flipper, blood circulation returned. After undergoing physical therapy, Moses soon regained full use of the flipper.

RELEASED: Moses was released on December 9, 2004 during a film production with Outdoor Life Network.

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