Date Stranded: June 7, 2021
Date Released: September 17, 2021

Reason for Stranding

Stuck at the rocks at the Jetties

Patient History

-4.4 lb green sea turtle
-found by Conservation Intern stuck in the rocks at the Boca Chica jetties

Patient Injuries

Patient Treatments

Has a moderately elevated white blood cell count so Taquito is on antibiotics and we will recheck blood soon. Taquito does not like seafood but does eat a few bites of veggies in the afternoon. Also treating plastron wounds.

Ways to help Taquito's Recovery

Adopt Taquito

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.

For more information please visit our Adoption Options in our Shopify Store. 

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!

Meet More Patients

Subscribe to our Quarterly newsletter

Scroll to Top