April the Green Sea Turtle Returns to Her Ocean Home

Together with our awesome partners at Australian Seabird Rescue, we released Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital’s first patient, ‘April’ the Green Sea Turtle back into the ocean after a full recovery.  April was operated on in late September by expert wildlife veterinarians Dr Bree Talbot and Dr David Blyde after ingesting a large piece of marine rope.

“It’s so exciting to see the hard work, the teamwork that everyone has done together to get her out, and so I feel really really proud of this moment,” Doctor Bree Talbot from the Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital, said.

This represents the mission we set out to achieve: work in partnership with wildlife care groups, provide expert veterinary treatment, care and rehabilitation, and then release native animals back into the wild where they belong.

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