juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.126), admitted 1 February 2018, Vittaveli, S.Malé Atoll, Maldives
Weight: 6.7kg (upon admission);
Length: 40.3cm (upon admission);
Trooper was found by Best Dives Vittaveli (South Malé Atoll), floating near the beach, entangled in a drifting ghost net. She was brought to us on 1 February for care and rehabilitation at our rescue centre.
Sadly, Trooper has lost both of her front flippers, and so she cannot be released back into the wild. But that doesn’t stop our little fellow … she is full of energy, has a great personality and loves to go out for swims in the ocean!