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Meet June, A Juvenile Olive Ridley Ghost Gear Victim

June, a juvenlile olive ridley turtle, was rescued from a ghost net in North Male Atoll and came to us via Cooco Palm Bodu Hiti.

Intake Date: 23rd December 2019
Length: 29.5 cm
Weight: 2.55 kg
Status: Current Patient

June has been adopted for Mariana by Pedro and by Emily Grace Walker.

June arrived at the Rescue Centre by sea plane. She had injuries to 3 flippers. Vet Jackie performed surgery on all 3 and is hopeful that she has been able to save them. She was stable during surgery but slow to wake up from her anesthesia.

13 January 2020
June is recovering quite well. She is a tiny turtle with a massive personality! She has been eating well, and is continuing to heal from her injuries.