The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.




Intake: 2/14/2022

Species: Green

Weight: 5 lbs (2.4 kg)

Reason:  Floating & FP

Gender: Female

2/14/2022: INTAKE: This sweet little green turtle was found on December 12, 2021 at Fort Castillo de San Marcos, and taken to Whitney Lab.  February 13, 2022 snuggles was transferred to Brevard Zoo, Turtle Healing Center to await transport to The Turtle Hospital in Marathon the next day. She has had a scope and no internal tumors found, but we did find out Snuggles is a girl. Soon she will be ready for surgeries to remove the tumors.

5/15/2020 Deceased due to internal tumors.