We follow the cases of three young sea turtle patients who battled with plastic pollution. While two did not make it, one juvenile turtle is on her way to making an amazing recovery.
We will be releasing a juvenile green sea turtle Horchata back to the ocean! This sea turtle had a 4-month recovery with us during which Horchata passed multiple pieces of plastic.
Our Sea Turtle Healing Center team is working hard to help a loggerhead named Mischief on their rehabilitation journey after losing a flipper to fishing equipment.
Two green sea turtle patients are heading home to the ocean on Wednesday, December 27 at 11:30 a.m. at James H. Nance Park in Indialantic.
The Healing Center began a study aiming to uncover how this technology can change the lives of affected sea turtles. The study is investigating the tumors’ response to treatment, the turtles’ immune response to treatment, as well as bleomycin levels in the blood.
We’re thrilled to share that we’ll be holding a double sea turtle release this Wednesday, December 13! Juvenile green sea turtles Gorp and Peter Pan will be heading home to the ocean after several months of rehabilitation at our Sea Turtle Healing Center for fishing-related injuries.
Whatever their ailment, recovery for our Sea Turtle Healing Center patients begins with good nutrition.
Our Sea Turtle Healing Center team is calling our newer juvenile green sea turtle patient, Gorp, one of the most resilient turtles they’ve ever met – read on to learn why!