The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Bubble Butt

Bubble Butt

Intake: March 25, 1989 Deceased: April 23,2022

Species: Green


Reason: Boat Strike left him with a deformed shell, and unable to dive.

First documented case of “Bubble Butt Syndrome”.

Location: Long Key, Florida Keys

Gender: Male

UPDATE: 8/14/18 Yearly physical. Currently weighing in at 231 lbs. Still spend mating season in time-out, until I decide to play nice with the turtles again.

UPDATE: 2/18/22 Bubble But has been moved from the main pool. It is mating season, and sometimes the turtles tend to give love bites. 

UPDATE: 4/23/22 Friday, April 22 Bubble Butt had surgery, we thought things went well. Unfortunately he was found deceased on Saturday, April 23, 2022. His legacy will carry on.