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Rotten dolphin carcass washes up on Samui beach

Jun 02. 2018
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By The Nation

The rotten carcass of an endangered Irrawaddy dolphin was discovered on a Samui beach on Saturday morning.

Local villagers informed the Samui police station after finding the carcass on Lipa Noi beach in Tambon Lipa Noi.

The dolphin was about two metres long, weighed about 80 kilograms and had a big wound on its back.

Police informed the Samui fishery officials of the finding so they could investigate before burying the carcass.

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