Joker's Story

Joker was rescued from Dr. Von D Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park in Broward County, FL, after being washed ashore during rough surf. Joker presented as extremely weak.

Close up of a leatherback sea turtle laying on a treatment table.

Leatherback Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~0-1yrs)

Location: Broward County,  FL
Concern: Lethargic
Status: Deceaesd

Weight:  <0.5 kg  < 1 lbs


2019-Oct-14 Found deceased. 
2019-Oct-12 Administered fluids and began tube feeding
2019-Oct-12 Lethargic. Placed in shallow water.