Now weighing 168 pounds, Toot was cleared for release and ready to return home. The loggerhead sea turtle, a threatened species, was released at Clearwater Beach on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 11 am.
On May 26, 2017, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle, named Waffle Crisp, was found floating offshore of Homosassa in Citrus County, Florida.
On June 27, 2017, fishermen found a sub-adult loggerhead floating near Tierra Verde in Pinellas County. It was covered in barnacles, and seemed very lethargic.
On July 12, 2017, Clearwater Marine Aquarium released three sea turtles back to the ocean at Sebastian Inlet State Park, on the east coast of Florida
On May 26, 2017, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle was found floating offshore, covered in barnacles, and emaciated.
Golden Graham is an adult female loggerhead sea turtle that was found washed up at Cape Canaveral, Brevard County, FL on March 30, 2017
On April 19, 2017, a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle was found in the intake of the St. Lucie Power Plant, covered in barnacles and in a very weakened
Theodore was one of the 3 loggerheads, along with Alvin and Simon. Upon admission to Clearwater Marine Aquarium, Theodore was triaged and treated for cold-stun, given vitamins, antibiotic injections, hydration fluids, and cold laser therapy to treat a healing wound to the top of the head.