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John E. Ford


John E. Ford

Intake: 3/11/20

Species: Loggerhead

Weight: 72 lbs (33 kg)

Reason:  Floating / Debilitated

Gender: N/A

3/11/20 Intake: Found by boaters in Islamorada floating and would not swim away. Rescuers named this turtle after the Elementary School, John E. Ford. 

5/7/2020: UPDATE: John E. Ford is doing very well, and almost off of all meds. Swimming more now that He/She is in a larger tank of water.

6/15/2020: Released from Sombrero Beach.