Scapa Rescue Turtle

female Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.151), admitted 19 February 2019, Velassaru, S.Malé Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 21.8kg / 57.6cm (on admittance);

 

Scapa was found floating in the ocean, close to the resort of Velassaru (South Malé Atoll). She suffers from buoyancy syndrome and is unable to dive below the water surface.
After a full checkup, Scapa is now on antibiotics and is settling in to a recovery pool at our Centre.

Scapa rescue Olive Ridley turtle
Scapa rescue Olive Ridley turtle
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