Dead Dolphin Found on Beach on Samui Island

Samui Island, Surat Thani –

A dead dolphin was washed ashore at a beach on Samui Island.

Officers from the Samui District Offices told the Phuket Express they were notified of a dead dolphin on Thursday (March 9th) in the Hua Thanon Beach in Maret sub-district.

They arrived on the beach to find the dead dolphin. The Marine and Coastal Resources Research Center and The Central Gulf Centre of Thailand in Chumphon has been contacted.

The dead dolphin was buried on the beach while waiting for staffers from the centre to take the dead dolphin for an autopsy to find the cause of death.


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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.