Phang Nga –
A dolphin has been rescued after being washed up onto a beach in Phang Nga.
The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) told the Phuket Express that on Tuesday (August 22nd) they were notified from a local resident that a dolphin which was still alive was found on a beach in the Tai Mueang district. Locals tried to push the dolphin back into the sea but it remained washed up on the beach.
They arrived at the beach to find the strip dolphin and found it was 206 centimeters long and weighed 54 kilograms. Two wounds were found on the dolphin.
The dolphin was taken to the Sireetarn Marine Endangered Animals Rescue Center in Phuket for medical treatment.