juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.119), admitted 07 August 2017, Furaveri Island, Raa Atoll, Maldives
Weight: 11.2kg (upon admission);
Length: 45.2cm (upon admission);
Xena, a juvenile Olive Ridley turtle, was found floating in the ocean near Furaveri Island, and rescued by team members from the resort.
She is missing the front left flipper, but this injury has healed very well over time. The main issue she is facing now is buoyancy syndrome and we are hoping she will recover from it quickly. We are therefore encouraging her to dive at the bottom of her pool to get her food.
Xena will remain under our care until she fully recovers.