Liz Rescue Turtle

young juvenile Hawksbill turtle (, admitted 21 February 2024, Maldives

Weight / Length: xx.xkg / xx.xcm (on admittance)

Liz was a young juvenile hawksbill admitted after being hit by a jet ski. Sadly, she passed away a few hours after being rescued, despite the best efforts of our team.

Necropsy findings included: a torn ligament in the liver, the presence of blood in the coelomic cavity, alterations compatible with blunt force trauma to the head, and two broken flippers (front right and back left).

LIZ turtle rescue & rehab Maldives