A project of Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project.
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Life Stage: Adult
Release Date: 2017-05-18 06:00:00
Release Location: Abu Dhabi
Last Location: 2017-12-25 15:39:30
SAM is an adult female loggerhead who was brought into the Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project in December suffering from a severe infection and debilitation. After months of intensive care and rehab, SAM put on 20kg and was released in Abu Dhabi where she was originally found. SAM was fitted with a Wildlife Computers SPOT 6 satellite tag which was kindly purchased by Shamsa Al Hameli, Amna Al Mansoori and Maitha Al Hameli. The first letter of each name made SAM :o)