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Meet Taloola, A Female Juvenile Ghost Net Victim

Taloola came to us by sea plane from Gilli Lankanfushi Resort in Male Atoll. She is a juvenile olive female olive ridley turtle.

Intake Date: 27th March 2019
Length: 60.5 cm
Weight: 15.8 kg
Status: Current patient

Taloola’s humeral bone was exposed and her flipper missing when she arrived at the Rescue Centre. We performed surgery to remove the rest of the bone. She is doing well and is both eating and diving.