Chinese white dolphin found dead on Tha Sala Beach in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province

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NAKHON SI THAMMARAT- A corpse of a Chinese white dolphin was found on Tha Sala Beach in Nakhon Si Thammarat Province, with wounds from fishing equipment.

The corpse was approximately 2.5 meters long and weighted 200 kilograms, with traumatic abrasions on the body and mouth.

Sayan Sahakul, a 38 year old local, revealed that the corpse was the largest of its kind sighted in 1 year. Dozens of dolphins have been found dead in the past year, sparking concerns of an impending extinction of the species in the region.