The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Arrival: 10/24/16

Species: Hawksbill

Weight: 96 lbs

Location: Key Largo

Reason: Fishing hook in flipper.

BIO: This adult Hawksbill has been observed swimming by the Horizon divers at the USCG Cutter Duane wreck. There was a fishing hook caught in her front right shoulder and she was not using it to swim. Dr. Doug preformed surgery that very same day to remove the hook. Bailey is now resting comfortably in a tank.

UPDATED: 11/11/16 Released!!!!