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Stranded 9/18/2013


Sweets is a hatchling Kemp’s ridley sea turtle. She was found by visitors on South Padre Island. She has no physical injuries but is slightly underweight and lethargic. She may have washed in with the high tides caused by Hurricane Ingrid. She currently resides in our ICU.


March Update: Sweets has been moved outside to a larger rehabilitation tank.

August Update: Sweets has been cleared for release!

Released 10/7/2014

Ways to help Sweets's Recovery

Adopt Sweets

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.

Support Us

Sea Turtle, Inc. is dependent on donations to fund our mission; we do not receive any governmental support. Because Sea Turtle, Inc. is a non-profit 501(C)(3), your contributions are tax deductible. We thank you for your support!

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