The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.




Intake: 4 /11/2020

Species: Green

Weight: 12 lbs (5.7 kg)

Reason:  FP

Gender: Female

4/11/20 INTAKE: Birdie was found at Spanish Harbor Bridge, Scout Key. This turtle has a heavy load of tumors. Hopefully a scope will not show any internal tumors.

4/28/20 Had an endoscope yesterday. Did not see any internal tumors; just parasites.

5/7/20 Hopefully going to the eye doctor on Friday and getting these tumors removed. Had a CT scan today.

5/8/20: Went to see Dr. K the eye doctor and she removed the tumors from her eyes.

6/20/20: Birdie had more surgeries on Saturday to remove tumors.

10/30/20: Birdie has been doing exceptionally well. She will be coming up for release soon.

11/25/20: Birdie was released from Sombrero Beach Today.