Timmy, a juvenile green sea turtle is going back to his ocean home! Join us for a Public Sea Turtle Release this Wednesday, May 1st on Sombrero Beach in Marathon. Timmy was rescued in January 2018 in Islamorada. Timmy was treated at the Turtle Hospital for Fibropapillomatosis. Treatment at the Turtle Hospital included 6 tumor removal surgeries, IV nutrition, broad spectrum antibiotics, fluid therapy, vitamins and a healthy diet. Timmy is now healthy and has gained over 20 pounds since arriving at the Turtle Hospital! Join us on Wednesday at Sombrero Beach. The Turtle Hospital ambulance will arrive at the beach with Timmy at 10:30 a.m. with release promptly at 11:00 a.m. Bring your family and your friends to help us celebrate Timmy’s return to sea!
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