The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Cream of Tartar


Cream of Tartar

Intake: 3/11/19

Species: Green

Weight: 7.1 kg (15.6 lbs)

Reason: Malnourished, Lethargic

Arrived with 21 other juvenile greens from the same area.

Due to lack of space, they were transferred to us to complete their rehabilitation.

3/10- Stranded in New Smyrna Beach, Fl and brought to Volusia Marine Science Center

3/11- Transfer

3/14- Finished cleaning his shell. He’s now barnacle free! And feeling better! And lighter!

7/9/19- Looking really good, my shell is continually growing.

7/15/19 Released by FWC.