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Injured dolphin rescued off Phang-na


An injured dolphin is being cared for after being rescued on Tai Mueang beach in Phang-nga on Tuesday.

National park and marine officials were notified by locals that the dolphin had been found on the beach.

Injured dolphin rescued off Phang-na
Lacerations were found on the bottlenose dolphin, which measured 180-centimetres long and 10cm wide.
The mammal had been unable to flop back into the sea because of strong winds and onshore waves, conditions that it was too weak to overcome. 

Injured dolphin rescued off Phang-na
The dolphin is now being cared for at the Phang Nga Aquaculture Research and Development Centre, where it will get love and treatment before being released back into the Andaman Sea.

Injured dolphin rescued off Phang-na

Source: Thethaiger.com

Published : June 11, 2019

By : The Thaiger