The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach is preparing for another Sea Turtle Release this week.
Howard, an adult male loggerhead sea turtle was found in March near Fort Pierce with an unintentional boat strike to its back flipper, tail and marginal carapace. When the turtle was brought to the center, the wounds appeared to be a few days old. During Howard’s stay, the sea turtle research and rehabilitation center monitored the sea turtle’s progress and gave him antibiotics and fluids.
According to the calendar, Howard’s injuries were completely healed and has been cleared to be released back into the ocean this week.
When: Thursday, October 17th
Time: 10:30 am with pre-release procedures beginning at 10 am
Where: The beach across the street from the