Surgical Suite

By Tom Longo | August 18, 2010 | Comments Off on Surgical Suite

2010 has been extremely busy, record setting year in the Gordon and Patricia Grey Sea Turtle Hospital, over 150 sea turtles were admitted as patients. In addition to increasing the…

Viking and Radley Heading Home!

By Tom Longo | August 18, 2010 | Comments Off on Viking and Radley Heading Home!

It is always a special day when our patients are able to be released. Please join us this Saturday, July 24th to see our patients, Viking and Radley, return to…

Andre the “giant” green sea turtle

By Tom Longo | August 14, 2010 | Comments Off on Andre the “giant” green sea turtle

Andre is an adult, male green sea turtle who came to us as a patient on June 15, 2010. A beachgoer named Melissa, and her family found Andre struggling in…

Hatchling Release

By Tom Longo | August 1, 2010 | Comments Off on Hatchling Release

This past Friday, July 30th, we released 110 Loggerhead Sea Turtle hatchlings in the sargassum weed line offshore. Friday was a perfect day for an offshore release; calm water and…

Turtwig’s New Home

By Tom Longo | July 24, 2010 | Comments Off on Turtwig’s New Home

Turtwig is a sub-adult green sea turtle who has been a patient in our hospital since August 2009. Turtwig was admitted to our hospital with buoyancy issues which most likely…

Team Work!

By Tom Longo | July 16, 2010 | Comments Off on Team Work!

This past Monday we received a call from FWC (Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) informing us of an injured adult, female Loggerhead Sea Turtle that was found stranded on…

How do we get our turtles?

By Tom Longo | July 6, 2010 | Comments Off on How do we get our turtles?

I’m very excited as today marks the beginning of our new sea turtle hospital blog! This will be the place to receive regular updates on the daily happenings in the…