Sea Turtle Rescued on Beach in Phang Nga

Phang Nga –

A weak sea turtle has been rescued at a beach in Phang Nga.

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that on Wednesday (June 7th) they were notified by locals that a live but weak sea turtle had been brought up on to the beach by waves.

It is a Green Sea Turtle weighing about four kilograms. No wounds were found on the turtle but it was very weak. The turtle was taken to the Sireetarn Marine Endangered Animals Rescue Center in Phuket.

In other recent turtle news:

A sea turtle which had lost one of its flippers has been rescued in the Tai Mueang district.

A sea turtle has been rescued after getting stuck in a fishing net at a beach in the Thalang district.


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.