Omura Whale Sighted in Krabi – Video

Krabi –

An Omura whale has been spotted near an Island in Krabi.

The Hat Noppharat Thara Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park reports that on Thursday (January 18th) they found two Omura whales, one big and one small, near Bi Da 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 of extinction and is listed as a protected Mammal 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.