Rare Dolphin Found Dead in Krabi

Krabi –

A rare dolphin was found dead at a beach on Lanta Island.

The head of the Mu-Ko Lanta National Park Mr. Naeramit Songsang was notified of the dead dolphin at Ba Kan Teang Beach in the Lanta Yai sub-district.

National Park staff went to the beach to find the female spotted dolphin. A small wound was found on its fin. It was two meters long and weighed about 80 kilograms. The dolphin had just died before it was found.

The dead dolphin was taken to the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources Office for an autopsy to find the exact 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.