The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 6/11/2020

Species: Hawksbill

Weight:  162 grams

Reason:  Plastic Ingestion

Gender: Unknown

6/11/2020: This little juvenile hawksbill was found floating at Cheeca Rock, Islamorada. 

6/14/2020: Gumbo passed 50 pieces of trash.

6/18/2020: Gumbo is eating and swimming, and even gained 13 grams.

7/31/2020: Ready for release any day now.

8/6/2020: Released by boat in the Gulf.