The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 10/11/2021

Species: Green

Weight:  lbs ( kg)

Reason:  Entanglement & FP

Gender: Unknown

10/11/21: INTAKE: Knot was rescued by our turtle hero George. This juvenile green turtle was entangled in fishing line cutting into its front flipper.  There was also fishing line coming out the backside and had it going into its mouth.

10/22/21: Update: Knot had to have intestinal surgery today to remove the fishing line from inside.

3/2/22: Knot had made it to the main pool to build up her immunity for a while. Doctors finally gave her an all clear for release, and she was released February 23rd from Higgs Beach in Key West,