Bette Zirkelbach

It Was Moving Day For Sapphire The Sea TurtleSapphire the sea turtle is on the move. Thursday morning staff from the Keys-based Turtle Hospital loaded the 129-pound loggerhead turtle into a shipping crate.
Fla. Keys Rescued Turtle Heading To New Home On The West CoastA loggerhead sea turtle recovering its strength from a possible boat injury is leaving its Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital after more than a year for its new permanent home.
Sick Turtle Swims To Florida Keys' Turtle Hospital An injured green sea turtle swam into the boat basin of the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys Thursday and was rescued.
Turtle Couple Released Off The Keys On Valentine's Day Love is in the air, and in the sea this Valentine's Day, as a male and female loggerhead turtle were released together Friday off the Florida Keys.
Veterinarian Pioneering Techniques To Save Sea Turtles' Eyes With their tumors removed by a veterinary ophthalmologist in Miami and a better outlook for their future, four juvenile green sea turtles returned to the Turtle Hospital in the Florida Keys.
Rescued Keys Sea Turtle Arrives In Las VegasA South Florida sea turtle has found a new home in Sin City. OD was shipped via FedEx and arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thursday afternoon.
Rescued Young Turtle Expected To Make Full Recovery A young turtle found floating in a weed patch off the coast of the Keys is expected to make a full recovery.
Loggerhead Who Ate Hook Leaves Turtle Hospital For Keys WatersA loggerhead sea turtle was returned to the ocean off the Florida Keys Saturday after an angler's baited hook it ingested was surgically removed.
Sea Turtle Recovering, Producing Eggs At Keys' Turtle Hospital"Good Hope", the female hawksbill sea turtle airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to Turtle Hospital in the Keys, was recovering Saturday and producing eggs, officials said.