The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Playin’ Hard


PA180043        Playin Hard 4

Arrival: 10/18/14

Species: Loggerhead

Weight: 150 lbs.

Location: Lower Matecumbe Key

Reason: intestinal blockage

Named Playin’ Hard because that was the name of the rescuer’s boat.


UPDATE: Playin’ Hard was released 11/22/14 at Founder’s Park in Islamorada.


Playin’ Hard getting scrubbed, so she’s nice and pretty for her release!



Bette, the Turtle Hospital Manager, teaches everyone about Playin’ Hard before she is released.