Dec 3, 2008

Dead dugong in Phuket: entangled in fishing net?

A young female dugong was found dead, likely drowned because of entanglement in fishing gear.
As the population of dugong in Phuket waters is estimated at only about 10 individuals, the death represents a significant loss in the total population. An autopsy found the dugong had been feeding well, before its untimely death.

Full article on the wild shores of singapore blog.

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