The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 7/13/2022

Species: Loggerhead

Weight: 184 lbs (83.56 kg)

Reason:  Hooked by a fisherman

Gender: Male

7/13/2022: Intake: This large loggerhead got hooked at Coffins Patch by a fisherman. Weighing 184 lbs he was definitely a challenge to get on board the Coast Guards boat.  

7/15/2022: Hook was removed from Papas flipper and he is doing well. Papa will be released very soon.

7/21/2022: Releases from Sombrero Beach, with the help of the Hemingway look alike. Fitted with a satellite tracker he entered the Tour De Turtles Race. You can follow Papa to see where he goes.