The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Arrival: August 19, 2007

Species: Green

Weight: 164 lbs.

Location: Brevard County, FL

Reason: Boat hit & FP

Gender: Female

Kent was found floating rear-end-up in Indian River Lagoon (Brevard County) on May 2nd, 2007. Kent was brought to the Miami Seaquarium because he was apparently suffering injuries from a boat hit. Kent also had Fibropapilloma tumors, which is why she was transferred to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon. Tumors were successfully removed. Kent will remain at the Turtle Hospital until she is adopted to a Forever Home.

Kent In water 3.31.13   Kent 4  Kent 3

UPDATED: 1/15/19  Had my yearly physical in November 2018 and I’m still growing. Currently weighing in at 176 lbs. I love being in the spotlight of the camera.