The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 7/9/2020

Species: Green

Weight: 292 lbs ( kg)

Reason:  Entangled in an anchor line around front left flipper

Gender: Male

7/9/2020: Intake- The rescuers stayed with the turtle until extra help from FWC, and staff from the hospital could assist with the rescue.

7/13/2020: Dr. Brooke had to amputate his front left flipper.

7/30/2020: Recovery for Shelly is going well. Wound is healing. Nebulizer treatments daily.

8/20/2020: Vet visit went well this past week we are now doing wound care every other day and nebulizer treatments. That is a good improvement.

9/12/2020: Vet visit with Dr. Brooke went well, all cleared for release.

9/15/2020: Released at Sombrero Beach.