Moxa Rescue Turtle

juvenile Olive Ridley turtle (RB.LO.177), admitted August 2019, Voavah, Baa Atoll, Maldives

Weight / Length: 11.3kg / 45.4cm (on admission);


Moxa was found by Four Seasons staff near Voavah Private Island. She suffered from lacerations on her front flippers and abrasions around the body. She was transfer to Kuda Huraa for rehabilitation and treatment. We hope we can avoid amputation and save both flippers, so she can be returned to the wild.

Moxa rescue sea turtle Marine Savers Maldives (3) [960px]
Moxa rescue sea turtle Marine Savers Maldives (1) [960px]

Updates September

After spending a couple of weeks recovering from the lacerations on her flipper, Moxa was released back into the ocean on 25 September (with metal tags MS0011 – MS0012).