The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.




Intake: 5/20/2020

Species: Loggerhead

Weight: 201 lbs (91.4 kg)

Reason:  Floating, Old Boat Strike, Missing Rear left Flipper

Gender: Unknown

5/20/2020: Intake: Matthew was found Camp Sawyer,  Scout Key. With the help of FWC and Ian they were able to get this loggerhead turtle onto land, and to the hospital.

11/6/2020: Matthew is adjusting well here at the hospital. She was fitted with led weights to help her rest more easy at the bottom of the tank. 

9/26/2021: Transferred to Sea Turtle, Inc in South Padre Island, Texas. Her new name there is Poppy.