Titan Rescue Turtle

juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.166), admitted 29 March 2019, Club Med Kanifinolhu, N.Malé Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 3.4kg / 29.7cm (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]

Titan is suffering from buoyancy problems (unable to dive below the water surface) and has abrasions around the head and carapace (shell). She is very active and trying to dive, and is currently sharing a pool with Dante.

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