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Green turtle


1 m in length - very poor condition covered in moss and leeches.


Harbour beach stranding


contributing factors - cyclones destroying Reef habitat and wet seasons overcast weather reduced light for seagrass growth. Delivered to the Quoin Island rehab. centre - ate 7 fish first day.

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ShannaB 7 years ago

Great stuff! Escape is a good sign of recovery. : )

MarkCasswell 7 years ago

Her name was Precious and gained heaps of weight and "escaped" form the turtle hospital - it was a happy ending.

ShannaB 7 years ago

What ended up happening to this turtle Mark? Did she recover? You might like to add her (and your Wombat spotting) to the global Wildlife Rescue & Rehab mission at

MarkCasswell 8 years ago

She has been named Precious and is still touch and go - but feeding and swimming and in good hands at

lendlklein 8 years ago

so sad... :(

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Gladstone, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Sep 5, 2012
Submitted on Sep 5, 2012

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