The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 3/16/19

Species: Green

Weight: 30 lbs

Reason: Entangled in fishing line and crab trap line, Fibropapilloma Tumors

Gender: Male


3/16- Found floating near Duck Key entangled in a crab trap buoy. His left front flipper is in rough shape due to the entanglement and     most likely will need to be amputated.

4/28/19 Healing from my flipper removal, next is having the tumors removed.

5/21/19 Had surgeries to remove tumors and I am now tumor free.

9/16/19 Tumor free still, and swimming in the main pool with the other turtles.

10/18/19 Released from Sombrero Beach.