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!

UPDATE: 8/21/18

Alexander is improving.  He is eating well, catching live crabs and now weighs 70lbs!!

Update: 12/21/18

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.

Alexander Graham Bell with his new satellite tracker


  • 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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