Sea turtle found dead on beach in Thalang with plastic in mouth


A sea turtle was found dead at a beach in Thalang with plastic in its mouth.

Lifeguards who were patrolling on Maikhao Beach in the Maikhao sub-district in the Thalang district found a dead sea turtle on the beach this morning (July 11th).

Plastic was found coming out from the dead sea turtle’s mouth.

The dead sea turtle was taken to the Phuket Marine Biological Center in Cape Panwa, Wichit sub-district, Mueang Phuket district for an autopsy.


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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.