The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Kemps Ridley Cold Stun 2018

Arrival: 12/11/18

Species: Kemp Ridleys

Location: Transferred from New England Aquarium

Reason: Cold Stun


These Turtles were Cold Stunned. They did not make it down South before the water got to cold.


















32 turtles were transferred from New England aquarium to the Turtle Hospital.















UPDATED: 2/18/19 Kemp’s Ridley 10 of them were returned to the ocean.

UPDATED: 3/11/19 Returned to the ocean 18 Kemp Ridley.

UPDATED: 7/8/19 Still a few needing extra special care.


























UPDATED: 7/15/19 Last two were released today by FWC.