Joy Rescue Turtle

female Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.170), admitted 6 April 2019, Joali resort, Raa Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 23.1kg / 55.5cm (on admission);

Joy arrived at our Centre on 6 April. She was found floating, entangled in a mass of ropes and nets by staff members of the Joali resort, Muravandhoo island (Raa Atoll).
Her left front flipper was lost, showing the broken bone; however, she was very active and was feeding upon arrival.
As she needed an operation, she was transferred to the ORP on 7 April for specialist veterinary care.

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

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