The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Arrival: 4/23/13

Species: Green

Weight: 23 lbs.

Location: Brevard County, FL

Reason: Floating

Gender: Female

BIO: Bernie is a floater; we think she was washed up against rocks, resulting in damage to the back of her shell. Bernie originally stranded 3/6/2011 in Brevard County and was transferred to us from Sea World Orlando in April 2013.

P8190016 Bernie for adoption

UPDATED: 5/10/16 I got some new weights today! Before I got them I weighed in at 30 lbs. That is 7 lbs in 2 years.

UPDATED: Had my yearly physical in June. Currently weighing in at 48 lbs. I like to spend all day scratching my shell trying to get my weights off.











UPDATE: 12/24/19 Deceased due to complications of her condition.