The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 3/26/19

Species: Green


Reason: Predator attack to right front flipper

2/28- Khepri, the juvenile green sea turtle was found on a rocky sea cliff on St. Thomas called Coculus Point in Bolongo Bay. He was barely conscious and upside down on the rocks when they found him/her, and was actively bleeding for the next three days. The turtle has a massive traumatic injury on the right front flipper which appeared to be from a predator attack.

3/26- Finally stable enough to be transferred to us from Coral World in St. Thomas.

5/24/19- Swimming in the hurricane tanks with other turtles, and getting more exercise for my injured flipper.

9/3/19 – UPDATE: Khepri got her flipper tag, but d

ue to Hurricane Dorian my flight has been delayed to go home.

9/9/19- Returned to St.Thomas to be released.