Dugong Found Dead in Krabi


Krabi –

Another dugong was found dead on a beach in Krabi, the sixth dead dugong in Krabi this year.

The head of the Hat Nopparat Thara Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park in Krabi Mrs. Rakchanok Paenoi told the Phuket Express this week that she was notified by the national park staff that they had found a dead dugong on Tab Kaek Beach in the national park area.

The female dugong weighed 140 kilograms and was 204 centimeters long. No wounds were found on the dead dugong. It was taken to the Marine Resources Research Center to find its cause of death. It has been reported that this is the sixth dead dugong found in Krabi this year.

Here are some other unfortunate recent cases:

A 280 kilogram dugong was found dead in the Krabi sea.

A headless dugong was found on a beach in the Nuea Klong district.

A dugong was found dead at a beach on Lanta Island.

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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.