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Meet Bubbles, A Juvenile Olive Ridley Ghost Gear Victim

Bubbles was rescued by Reethi Faru Resort in Raa Atoll, which is just north of Baa Atoll. The resort sent Bubbles to us by an emergency speedboat ambulance!

Intake Date: 2nd January 2020
Length: 47 cm
Weight: 8.4 kg
Status: Current Patient

Bubbles was found entangled in a ghost net which cut into her front and back right flippers. has had a medical checkup and has been started on antibiotics.

13 January 2020
Bubbles underwent sedation and had the wounds treated, and is now receiving ongoing wound care. She is eating and diving quite well so hopefully she will be released soon.