Three Bryde’s Whales Spotted Near Island in Surat Thani

Surat Thani –

Three Bryde’s whales were spotted in Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park in Surat Thani.

Our previous story:

Two Bryde’s whales were spotted in Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park in Surat Thani.

Now for the update:

The head of the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park Mr. Sathit Tantikrittaya said today (February 3rd) three Bryde’s whales were sighted in the Mu Ko Ang Thong National Park for the second time recently.

Two of them are known to officials and named in the Thailand Bryde’s Whales system as Wan Dee and baby Wan Roong which were sighted yesterday as well. According to Thailand Bryde’s Whales system, Wan Roong, the baby, was born in September 5th last year. The third whale is still being identified.

From the Bryde’s whales record, only one or two Bryde’s whales are found in this area per year. After the national park areas were closed to tourism during Covid -19 from 2020 to 2021, the national park ecological system has improved and more whales are coming to the area.


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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.