Aisha Rescue Turtle

female Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.188), admitted 20 December 2019, Rihiveli, S.Malé Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 10.2kg / 45.8cm (on admission);

 

On 20 December, Aisha was admitted to our turtle rescue centre at Four Seasons Resorts Maldives, Kuda Huraa. She had been found floating near the resort of Rihiveli (South Malé Atoll).

Aisha does not present any obvious injuries, but she is under treatment and antibiotics for sea turtle buoyancy syndrome (floating on the water surface, unable to stay submerged).

Aisha stranded Olive Ridley turtle rescued Maldives
Aisha stranded Olive Ridley turtle rescued Maldives
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