Dolphin being treated in Phuket after washing up on beach in Phang Nga

Phang Nga-

A dolphin has been taken to Phuket for treatment after being washed up on a beach in Phang Nga yesterday (June 4th).

The Royal Thai Navy based in Phang Nga was notified from a local resident, Mr. Apisit Soonthonghao, that a dolphin was found on the Kuek Kak Beach in the Takua Pa district.

Officials from the Sea Turtle Conservation Center at the Royal Thai Navy quickly arrived at the beach.

The dolphin which is still alive as of press time is 1.5 meters long. It is believed that the dolphin had been washed up on the beach by strong waves.

The dolphin was taken to the Phuket Marine Biological Center in Cape Panwa, Wichit sub-district, Mueang Phuket district for treatment.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.