Zatanna's Story

Zatanna

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.

Turtle Information

Species: Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Age: Sub-Adult (~10-15 yrs)
Location: Deerfield Beach, FL
Concern: Hook
Status: Released
Weight: 47.5 kg 104.7 lbs

Updates

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.

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