Maui's Story

Maui was rescued by biologists at Inwater Research Group from the St. Lucie Powerplant with severe lacerations on right front and rear flippers from a predator attack.

Close up of a loggerhead sea turtle.

 
Species:
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Age: Adult (25+ yrs)

Location: St. Lucie, FL
Concern: Predator Attack
Status: Released
Weight: 145.8 kg 320.76 lbs

Tracking Maui

Updates

2021-Apr-13 Released in Boca Raton, FL.
2021-Apr-10 Wounds healed well. Ready for release.
2021-Mar-29 Finished course of medications. Wounds healing well.
2021-Mar-22 Eating well. Wounds healing well. Continue supportive medications.
2021-Mar-15 Raised water level. Started to eat.
2021-Mar-12 Veterinarian performed additional wound care to flippers. 

2021-Mar-11

Rescued from St Lucie, FL with predator attack wounds to front and rear flippers on the right side. Wounds care performed and supportive medications started. In shallow water.