Queen Amidala's Story

Queen Amidala captured our hearts

Queen Amidala is a massive adult green sea turtle who has quickly captured our hearts. We found her floating near the St. Lucie River, where she was struggling with a boat strike on the center of her head that left a visible wound.

The scar is healing nicely, and Queen Amidala is slowly but surely regaining weight, despite her refined taste for expensive algae! Queen A is currently recovering in our Sea Turtle Rehab Facility and will be released in the weeks ahead.

Patient Information
Queen Amidala
Intake Photo

Name: Queen Amidala
Species: Green
Age: Adult
Admission date and intake photo: 5/29/22
Ailment: Vessel Strike
Weight: 93.5

Updates

5/29/22: Turtle rescued with boat strike injury to skull

6/15/22: Turtle only eating red algae, using TPN treatments to aid nutrition

7/15/22: Medication no longer necessary, gaining mass and eating healthy veggies!

8/9/22: Moved to large tank, preparing for release

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