The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 6/21/19

Species: Green

Weight: 10 lbs (4.6 kg)

Reason: Entanglement & FP

Gender: Male

6/21/19- Intake 6/21/19 Found in Big Coppitt Key entangled in fishing line attached to a buoy. Stephanie also has fibropapilloma tumors that will need to be surgically removed. 

8/12/19 Update: I’ve had a blood transfusion, and finally an endoscopy to make sure there are no internal tumors. Also found out I’m a boy. 

9/6/19- Unfortunately deceased due to the tumors.