The Turtle Hospital. Rescue, Rehab, Release.

Join us for the release of Freedom 10/3/15

Freedom Release Photo

The Turtle Hospital is excited to announce a public sea turtle release scheduled for Saturday, October 3rd at 12:30 p.m. off of Higg’s Beach behind Salute restaurant, 1000 Atlantic Blvd., Key West .  Please join us as we cheer on Freedom, a 137 pound loggerhead sea turtle!  Freedom was rescued on 4th of July Oceanside of  Boca Chica where she was found floating and struggling to dive.  X-rays revealed Freedom had an impaction.  After lots of TLC and a treatment plan including broad spectrum antibiotics, lactulose, beano, vitamins and a healthy diet of squid and fish here at the Turtle Hospital, Freedom is fully recovered and diving well.  Come share the excitement as Freedom returns to her ocean home! Compassion is contagious!

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