The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 7/28/2022

Species: Loggerhead (Post Hatchling)

Weight: 0.2 lbs ( kg)

Reason:  Lethargic & old injury to front flipper

Gender: Unknown

7/28/22: Intake: Lewis was found by Sombrero Beach, here in Marathon. There is an injury to this post hatchlings right flipper, that has already healed.

8/31/22: Lewis had part of the broken flipper amputated. Recovery from that surgery is going well.

11/2/22: Lewis is learning to swim without that flipper and gaining his strength.

11/5/22: Released by boat.