Chrissi Rescue Turtle

juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.172), admitted 9 April 2019, Landaa Giraavaru, Baa Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 4.3kg / 31.5cm (on admission);

 

Chrissi was found floating on the ocean surface entangled in a plastic bag, by fellow staff at Landaa Giraavaru.
Both front flippers had deep wounds, with a very bad swelling of the left front flipper. As she needed an operation, she was transferred to the ORP on 10 April for specialised veterinary care.

Coral female olive ridley turtle Maldives [RB.LO.161]
Coral female olive ridley turtle Maldives [RB.LO.161]
Coral female olive ridley turtle Maldives [RB.LO.161]
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