Fabia Rescue Turtle

female Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.192), admitted 13 January 2020, Olhuveli, S.Malé Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 11.4kg / 46.3cm (on admission);

 

Fabia was found by Olhuveli Beach resort, floating on the ocean surface. She was transferred to us on 13 January.

Fabia is suffering from slight dehydration and buoyancy syndrome (unable to dive below the water surface). She in under observation and we have prescribed a course of antibiotics.

Fabia stranded Olive Ridley turtle Maldives
Fabia stranded Olive Ridley turtle Maldives (1) [800]

18 April … Release Day!

Bon voyage, little guy! Wishing you a long and healthy life out in the big blue ocean. 💙

Fabia female Olive Ridley turtle rescue release Maldives
Fabia female Olive Ridley turtle rescue release Maldives
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