Malé Hatchlings Rescue Turtle

Green Turtle Hatchlings, nest #N041, admitted 05 January 2019, Malé, Maldives

CM.155 – Pepe    – 36g/5.3cm; 313g/12.9cm (May);
CM.156 – Scooter – 31g/5.0cm; 119g/ 9.0cm (May); deceased.
CM.157 – Kermit  – 27g/4.9cm; deceased.

 

These hatchlings were sent to us from Malé, aged about 2 weeks old, where they were being kept as pets (in fresh water). They are being treated for skin problems at our Centre, and are under close observation.

Muppets – green turtle rescue hacthlings Marine Savers Maldives (4)
Muppets – green turtle rescue hacthlings Marine Savers Maldives (1)
Muppets – green turtle rescue hacthlings Marine Savers Maldives (2)
Muppets – green turtle rescue hacthlings Marine Savers Maldives (3)

 

28 May 2019

Sadly, Kermit was found unresponsive in his pool today. The necropsy revealed abnormalities to the lungs and intestine.

Scooter and Pepe are healthy and growing well.

Muppets – green turtle rescue hacthlings Marine Savers Maldives (1)

Pepe

Muppets – green turtle rescue hacthlings Marine Savers Maldives (1)

Pepe

Muppets – green turtle rescue hacthlings Marine Savers Maldives (1)

(L) Pepe and Scooter (R)

Updates July 2019

19 July – sadly, Scooter was found unresponsive in his pool. He had low appetite and was losing weight, so was under treatment and close observation. A subsequent necropsy revealed an intestinal infection.

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