Sirius Rescue Turtle

juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.168), admitted 29 March 2019, Club Med Kanifinolhu, N.Malé Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 5.0kg / 33.9cm (on admission);

 

One of four turtles (Titan, Styx, Sirius, Eros) rescued from entanglement in a ghost net (discarded fishing gear) by Club Med Kani resort (North Malé Atoll), and brought to our turtle rescue centre (thanks, guys!)

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

Sirius suffers from lacerations and abrasions on her flippers and carapace (shell).
She is active in her pool and able to dive below the water surface, so we hope for a quick recovery and release back into the ocean in the coming days.

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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