The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Arrival: 11/13/16

Species: Green

Weight: 29 lbs.

Location: Big Coppitt Key

Reason: FP

BIO: This juvenile green turtle was found with lots of little tumors. The turtle was named after Jacques Cousteau the famous ocean explorer. In time this turtle will have multiple surgeries to remove the tumors.

UPDATED: 1/19/17 Tumor free and feeling wonderful.


UPDATED: 2/2/17 Feeling awesome and swimming fast.


UPDATED: 7/7/17 Still tumor free and doing well!












UPDATED: Released 11/7/17!!!!