Omura Whale Sighted in Krabi – VIDEO

Krabi –

An Omura whale was spotted near the Lanta Island in Krabi.

The Mu Ko Lanta National Park reported on Monday (December 11th) that they found the Omura whale while they were patrolling between Tukon Lima Island and the Lanta Yai Island in the national park area.

The Omura whale was first discovered by the Japanese scientist Hideo Omura 20 years ago and was then named after him. It is at risk for extinction and is listed as a protected species in Thailand.

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.