Gumbo Limbo Nature Center provides assistance to injured sea turtles only and does not accept other orphaned and/or injured wildlife.
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center’s Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility operates a
24 Hour Sea Turtle Rescue Line: (561) 212-8691
If you find a dead, sick, or injured sea turtle, please call Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's 24-hour Wildlife Alert Number at 1-888-404-FWCC (1-888-404-3922) or dial *FWC on your mobile phone.
Please be prepared to answer the following questions:
Such as birds, land and freshwater tortoises and turtles, raccoons, etc.
Visit the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Wildlife Alert website to report injured wildlife. Visit the FWC's Living with Wildlife and Preventing Wildlife Conflicts website for additional information.
If you need wildlife assistance in South Florida, please call the FWC Wildlife Alert Hotline at 1-888-404-FWCC (3922), dial *FWC on your mobile phone, or send a text message to TIP@myfwc.com.
If you need to reach a wildlife rehabilitation center in South Florida, please call the South Florida Wildlife Center at 954-524-4302.
For additional wildlife rehabilitation centers, visit the FWC website.