Slow Loris Rescued After Suffering Electric Shock in Phuket

Phuket –

A slow loris has been rescued after it suffered a major electric shock in Phuket.

The head of the Khao Phra Thaeo Nature and Wildlife Study Center Mr. Pongchart Chueahom told the Phuket Express that earlier this week they were notified by local residents that a slow loris had been injured because of an electrical shock near Laem Hin in Koh Kaew, Mueang Phuket.

They went to the scene to find the injured slow loris. It weighed 0.7 kilograms. Burn wounds were also found on the slow loris. It was taken back to the Khao Phra Thaeo Nature and Wildlife Study Center in Thalang for treatment. The slow loris is currently recovering.

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.