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Colorado is a 161-pound loggerhead that was admitted to the hospital on March 25th with four boat propeller strikes toward the rear of his shell. He was found floating just north of Cudjoe Key by Mark and Cindy Sampson while they were fly fishing from their boat. Upon arriving at the Hospital, it was pretty clear to staff that [...]
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A Beautiful “Gem” Finds Us Again…

Biology / Marine Biology : Turtle Hospital (11 months ago)

Wrapping up our busy week here at the hospital, last Monday on May 13th, our 25th rehab patient was admitted to the hospital.  A 112 lb sub adult loggerhead, named Sapphire, was found floating by Capt. Kerry Wingo and his … Continue... Read Post

Barney

Biology / Marine Biology : Turtle Hospital (3 years ago)

Barney, a 120 pound Loggerhead sea turtle, was rescued on March 13th up towards Keys Largo where he was found floating. When Barney first arrived he received a physical which included x-rays, blood-work, measurements, and a bath.  N... Read Post

Colorado is Making Moves!

Biology / Marine Biology : Turtle Hospital (2 years ago)

Colorado, a 170 lb. Adult male Loggerhead sea turtle, was struck by a boat and found floating north of Knock em’ Down Key in late March of 2012. Rehab staff was unsure if Colorado would survive the significant trauma to the … Contin... Read Post


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