El Jefe

Date Stranded: December 3, 2020
Date Released: March 31, 2021

Reason for Stranding

Cold Stun

Patient History

Cold stunned Kemp’s ridley sea turtle rescued from Cape Cod and weighs 3.9 lbs.

Named by Bill Hoenes in honor of Jeff George’s dedication to sea turtle conservation.

Patient Injuries

Patient Treatments

Ways to help El Jefe's Recovery

Adopt El Jefe

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.

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