The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

2020 Loggerhead Hatchlings

Loggerhead Hatchlings 2020

Intake: June-

Species: Loggerhead

Reason:  Found in a nest during survey. Washed in by storms or high winds.

Predator attacks.

Gender: Unknown


6/29/2020- First Loggerhead hatchling arrived found in a nest on Long Key.

7/30/2020-Quite a few hatchlings are eating and swimming with no problems.They are ready and waiting for a boat ride and the current toropical storms to pass. The ones in the basket did not pass their swim test.

8/5/2020- Hatchling release day for most of them. 

8/9/2020- Hatchling #29 had to have its front flipper amputated due to severe injury. Nicknamed this one Kermit.