Trapped blue whale in Trang swims free

A whale, trapped in shallow water at Koh Libong in Trang’s Kantang district last Friday and struggled for three hours before swimming to freedom, has been identified as a blue whale (balaenoptera musculus). The 10-metre-long creature is estimated to have weighed two tonnes.

Dr Kongkiat Kittiwattanawong from the Phuket Marine Biological Center said it’s the first time a blue whale has been spotted in Thai waters.

Read more: The Nation

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Current day month ye@r *

Advertise

Thailand News is a popular tourism news and Thailand travel information site.

If you own a Thailand/Asia related business, Advertise with Us.

Online advertising is featured within select sections of Thailand News.

Contact us