Alexander Graham Bell was spotted by a kite surfer sound side in Rodanthe. The surfer called it in. Thank you!! He/she will be going for a CAT scan of his head soon!
Alexander is improving. He is eating well, catching live crabs and now weighs 70lbs!!
Alexander Graham Bell now has a satellite tracker from the aquarium. He has made an amazing recovery and is now waiting for a ride to the Gulf Stream.
Alex has traveled over 2895 miles since his release! This turtle came to the STAR Center with a serious head wound and everyone is excited to see how this rehabilitated turtle will do!
- age / species: Juvenile Loggerhead
- admittance date: 5-13-18 Rodanthe
- cause: head trauma/injury
- weight: 61 lbs
- outcome: Released to Gulf Stream 12/27/18 via Coast Guard out of VA Beach
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