Yellow Jacket's Story

Yellow Jacket was rescued from Fort Lauderdale, FL at the FPL Port Everglades Power Plant. She appeared lethargic and had multiple large barnacles on her carapace due to inactivity. 

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

Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~1-3 yrs)

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Concern: Lethargic
Status: Released

Weight: 2.1 kg 5.0 lbs


2020-Feb-27 Public release held at Spanish River Park in Boca Raton, Florida.
2020-Feb-11 Cleared for release by veterinarian.
2020-Jan-4 She is active and eating well and is expected to make a full recovery.
2020-Jan-1 Started on supportive medications.
2019-Dec-31 Rescued from Fort Lauderdale, FL due to lethargic behavior.