Phantom Rescue Turtle

female Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.163), admitted 23 March 2019, Kuda Huraa, Lux Resort, N.Malé Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 29.0kg / 63.9cm (on admittance);

Phantom was found by Lux Resort (N.Male Atoll), entangled in a net with several other turtles, but sadly, Phantom was the only survivor.

On admittance to our Turtle Rehabilitation Centre at Kuda Huraa, she was suffering from severe abrasions and lacerations, plus a severe infection of her flipper and skull. We are providing emergency treatment and care.

Update: Phantom’s injuries were too severe, and she sadly died on 27 March.

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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