A project of Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project.
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Species: Green Turtle
Life Stage: Juvenile
Release Date: 2017-06-15 04:00:00
Release Location: Dubai
Last Location: 2017-08-22 16:43:59
Jane is a juvenile green turtle and was brought to the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project (DTRP) in the winter of 2016 suffering from entanglement in fishing line and severe debilitation.
She was nursed back to health by the DTRP team but unfortunately her left flipper had to be amputated. For her final stages of rehabilitation, she was homed in an exhibit at the Dubai Mall Aquarium for 30 days with four other turtles to raise awareness of the regional plight of the sea turtle.
Jane's satellite tag was purchased by the team at Dubai Mall Aquarium in collaboration with the DTRP’s satellite tagging research initiative.