Dolphin rescued from Phuket beach vomits plastic

Dolphin rescued from Phuket beach vomits plastic

By Tanyaluk Sakoot

 

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The dolphin now needs 24-hour care. Photo: DMCR

 

PHUKET:-- The dolphin rescued from Phuket’s Nai Yang Beach last week has vomited plastic while in care at the Phuket Marine Biological Centre (PMBC) at Cape Panwa, marine biologists have revealed.

 

Marine biologists at the PMBC’s Endangered Species Unit have called for volunteers to help provide round-the-clock care for the dolphin as it is still experiencing breathing difficulties and suffering from fatigue.

 

“The dolphin cannot swim by itself and it will drown if there is no one to hold it,” marine mammal expert Dr Patcharaporn Kaewmong explained to The Phuket News today (Dec 3)

 

Full Story: https://www.thephuketnews.com/dolphin-rescued-from-phuket-beach-vomits-plastic-69543.php#2bLwii3xwxD6mdTP.97

 
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