Queen Elizabeth's Story

Queen Elizabeth was rescued from Highland Beach, FL. She was found weak and washed ashore in a pile of sargassum sea weed. 

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

Age: Juvenile (~1 yr)

Location: Highland Beach, FL
Concern: Washback

Status: Recovering

Weight: 0.45 kg 0.99 lbs


2021-May-18 In shallow water. Starting to eat.
2021-May-17 Rescued from Highland Beach and brought to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center. Begin supportive medications and completed diagnostics bloodwork and radiographs.