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Turtle Patient Update Issue 11 | 2022

Heidi The Flying Turtle Heidi has finally flown the ‘nest’ – or rather the Rescue Centre! The much awaited moment finally came on the 1st of November, when Heidi flew to the UK, under the supervision of his new caretakers, Emma Whittle and Marcus Williams. After a long flight in a crate specially constructed for him by the engineering team … Read More

Turtle patient Gus by the window in the tank at the Rescue Centre. Image.

Turtle Patient Update Issue 10 | 2022

Released Kalo – Arrived 24 April 2022, Released from AMC 28 September 2022 Kalo showed consistent improvement in his diving at Atoll Marine Centre (AMC), specially in his tank. Despite the sea cage being under maintenance for most of Kalo’s stay at AMC, he was able to spend some time in the cage with the staff keeping a watchful eye … Read More


Our nest monitoring and data recording efforts across our field sites have thrown up some exciting surprises this quarter. Beginning with the Maldives, Soneva Jani observed record nesting of 51 new nests between July and September, which brought us up to a total of 68 nests at Soneva. Interestingly, during a routine nest excavation, our sea turtle biologist opened up … Read More

Kakuni in her tank, facing the camera. Image.

Turtle Patient Update Issue 9 | 2022

Released Jazeera – Arrived 24 April 2022, Released 13 August 2022 Jazeera was found at Constance Moofushi in South Ari Atoll, entangled in a ghost net. Unfortunately, one of his flippers was so badly injured that it could not be saved and the veterinary team had to perform amputation surgery for him. Following his surgery, he recovered speedily and was … Read More