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Betty White

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center's Rehabilitated Turtle Tracking

A project of Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.

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Betty White

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Species: Loggerhead
Life Stage: Sub-Adult
Gender: Female
Release Date: 2015-03-19 16:30:00
Release Location: Boca Raton, FL
Last Location: 2016-06-25 03:15:17

Adoptive Parents:
Annika Rojas
Veronica Vetter
Carrie Anderson
Mary-Jo Canuel
Karenbeth Zacharias
Anna Durst
Joey Borczuch
Ally Sabatelli
Morgan Johnston
Dawn Berardinelli
Keep Calm & Turtle On Support Team
Daniele DeLessio
Shelley Busbee
Christianne Smith
Brooke Martin
Charley Meldrum
David & Dixie Smith and Devyn & Lincoln Mayer
Matthew Carson
Candy Chappell
Danny Collins
Nick Becattini
Owen Thompson Smith
Jan Senter
Caitlyn Buerk
Annalie Kaiser
2016 Castlewood High School Earth Science II Class
Stacey Sereno
Andrea McCabe
Michele Ellis


This "Golden Girl" came to Gumbo Limbo's Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility from Hollywood, Florida on November 22, 2014, and was affectionately named, Betty White, after the famous actress. She had a severe coelomic cavity infection which left her positively buoyant, but antibiotics, fluids, and a healthy seafood diet have helped her regain her health. Her infection has since cleared and she has gained a healthy 20 pounds. She was released on March 19, 2015, off of a Boca Raton Beach with hundreds of lucky bystanders wishing her a safe bon voyage!

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