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Meet Joy, An Adult Female Ghost Net Amputee

Joy is an adult female olive ridley turtle. She came to us from Landaa Giraavaru in Baa Atoll.

Intake Date: 9th April 2019
Length: 60 cm
Weight: 22.5 kg
Status: Current Patient

Joy lost a flipper in her fight to free herself from a ghost net. We had to amputate what was left when she arrived at the Rescue Centre.