Pink dolphins spotted off Samila beach

Pink dolphins spotted off Samila beach

Pink dolphins spotted in the sea off Songkhla's Samila beach. (Photo: Palakorn Nakarabandid's Facebook page)
Pink dolphins spotted in the sea off Songkhla's Samila beach. (Photo: Palakorn Nakarabandid's Facebook page)

SONGKHLA: A pod of pink dolphins was seen in the sea off Samila beach in Muang district on Sunday and a paddleboarder posted pictures and a video of them on Facebook.

Palakorn Nakarabandid said there were  6-7 dolphins in the pod seen by himself and other paddleboarders.

Mr Palakorn said the pink dolphins were about 1 kilometre off the beach. 

He enthused over the sghting, saying he believed it to be an indication of the rehabilitation of natural resources in the Gulf of Thailand.

Mr Palakorn called on tourists and fishing boat operators to be careful not to harm the rare creatures so that the Gulf of Thailand would remain a safe habitat for them.

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