The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.



Intake: 1/13/2022

Species: Green

Weight: 3 lbs (1.6 kg)

Reason:  Floating

Gender: Unknown

1/13/22 Intake: This little green turtle was found floating, by volunteers who were kayaking picking up trash at Curry Hammock State Park.

1/31/22: Sunrise has caryospora (intestinal parasite). Once this little green turtle has given us 3 samples free of the parasite, then it can come out of quarantine.

3/9/22: Out of quarantine! Sunrise is doing well and is free of intestinal parasites. Hopefully she will be released soon. 

4/14/2022: Released from Sombrero Beach