Zatanna was rescued from the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier after being incidentally hooked by a fisherman. Zatanna had a hook embedded in the back of her mouth.
Species: Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Age: Sub-Adult (~10-15 yrs)
Location: Deerfield Beach, FL
Weight: 47.5 kg 104.7 lbs
Zatanna was outfitted with a satellite transmitter prior to release. Follow along with Zatanna's journey!
|2020-Mar-18||Released at Coral Cove Park in Tequesta, FL.|
|2020-Mar-14||Cleared for release by veterinarian. Flipper and pit tagged.|
|2020-Feb-10||Appetite and activity level has improved since passing of plastic.|
|2020-Feb-3||Passed over 100 pieces of plastic.|
|2020-Jan-21||Offered food for the first time after surgery. Interested in shrimp.|
|2020-Jan-14||Hook surgically removed. Recovering in water.|
|2020-Jan-13||Rescued from Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier. X-Ray confirmed hook was present in mouth.|