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Reason for Stranding
Turtle was spotted by visitors on the Isla Blanca jetties struggling to dive; Rehab Specialist Chris was able to retrieve the turtle and cut the fishing line
Entangled in braided fishing line around both front flippers (constriction sites visible on both flippers), presence of FP tumors
Ways to help Owa's Recovery
One of the three primary missions at Sea Turtle, Inc. is rehabilitation. We work hard to rescue and return every sea turtle back to the wild. Proceeds from this adoption will go directly to purchase needed medical supplies, veterinary exams, x-rays, food and general care for our rehab turtles.