Named in honor of Rainn Wilson and his support for sea turtle conservation. The turtle named 'Rainn' is an adult loggerhead and was rescued on Nov 3, 2020. Under treatment by staff at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility, Rainn started eating and becoming more active within a week of arrival. On January 26, 2021, Rainn was released with a satellite transmitter.
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Cumulative distance traveled: 2,020 km (1,255 miles) Distance covered since last location: 23.28 km (14.46 miles) Average speed since release: 0.15 kph (0.09 mph) Average speed since last location: 0.99 kph (0.62 mph) Time since last location update: 5,536 hours Time tracked: 552 days Learn more about Rainn
Please note that, on average, transmitters will send signals for around 1 year. Sometimes it can be 2 years, and sometimes it can be less than a year. The turtle icon location point represents the most recent location received for this turtle. It is not uncommon for a transmitter to skip a day or two due to the turtle's behavoir or biofouling on the transmitter or antenna. If the most recent point is more than two months old, then the transmitter is most likely no longer working.
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