Heineken's Story

Heineken was rescued from Hollywood after suffering a recent, severe boat strike injury. The injuries to the carapace and plastron were extensive and caused deep lacerations.

Close up of a green sea turtle turtle's head being held by a hand in a blue medical glove..

 

Species: Green Sea Turtle
Age: Juvenile (~5-7 yrs)

Location: Hollywood, FL
Concern: Boat Strike
Status: Recovering

Weight: 19.2 kg 42.3 lbs

Updates

2020-Aug-12 Rediographs revealed perforation of the bowel. Veterinarian prescribed humane euthanasia due to extensive injuries.
2020-Aug-12 Rescued from Hollywood, FL after a severe vessel strike injury.