Dead Dolphin Found on Beach on Pha Ngan Island

Pha Ngan Island, Surat Thani –

A dead dolphin has washed ashore at a beach on Pha Ngan Island.

The Head of the Tan Sadet – Koh Pha Ngan National Center Mr. Thikamphon Penchorm told the Phuket Express that they were notified of a dead dolphin earlier this week on Yao Beach.

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

The dead dolphin was temporarily 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. It was not immediately clear what the delay was.


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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.