The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 11/19/2021

Species: Green

Weight: 12 lbs (5.65 kg)

Reason:  FP

Gender: Unknown

11/29/2021: Intake: This juvenile green turtle was found in Cudjoe Key. JT has the fibropapilloma tumors and marine leaches.

3/9/2022: UPDATE: JT had a visit to the veterinary eye doctor Dr. K. She preformed surgery and removed those tumors that were obstructing its vision.

5/9/2022:UPDATE: Looking good! Tumor free, and on my way to being healthy.

7/25/2022: JT saw Dr. Brooke this weekend and has been cleared for release. Follow our Facebook page to find out when, and where this beautiful green turtle will be released.

8/21/2022: JT got his flipper and pit tag this past weekend. Release should be soon.

9/17/2022: Released at Higgs Beach in Key West.