The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Arrival: 10/15/16

Species: Green

Weight: 31 lbs

Location: Cudjoe Key

Reason: FP & Entanglement

Gender: Female

BIO: Lumpy was found with trap line wrapped around a softball size tumor. She had leeches on her skin. She/He has had a bath already and is already look better. Doctor Doug already removed the softball size tumor. More surgeries to go once Lumpy is feeling better.

UPDATED: 11/5/16  I’ve had two surgeries to remove some of the tumors. My back flippers are lighter now to swim with.


UPDATED: 2/2/17 Tumor free and swimming with the other turtles.


UPDATED: 11/7/17 Released!!!!!!