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TJ Sharp

TJ Sharp

Intake: 2/17/2022

Species: Green

Weight: 59 lbs (26.85 kg)

Reason: Floating unable to dive & FP 

Gender: Unknown

2/17/22: Intake: This juvenile green turtle was found by a charter boat captain in Key West. TJ Sharp was floating and unable to dive, with tumors present on its body.

3/7/2022: This turtle was filled with intestinal gas, and had FP tumors present on its body. The doctor has already removed the large tumor in the front. Time to work on building up that immune system.

4/22/2022: TJ Sharp was cleared for release. April 22, 2022 was the day at Sombrero Beach where this beautiful green turtle made its way back to the ocean.