Green sea turtle helps nurture a baby dugong in Dong Tarn Bay area

Heartening images of a huge green sea turtle nurturing a baby dugong in Thailand’s Dong Tarn Bay were posted on the Facebook page of Sakanan Plathong, a biology lecturer at…

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Baby dugong ‘Yamil’ dies

Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources reports that Yamil, the baby dugong found stranded in the southern province of Krabi on July 1st, died of shock and cardiac arrest…

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(Photo) Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation

Dugong Mariam can now eat and swim as her condition improves

Mariam’s condition is steadily improving after the baby dugong was treated with anti-biotics and food supplements to treat lung and blood infections, the Department of Marine and Coastal Resources said…

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Baby dugong Mariam is treated for blood and lung infections

Veterinarians are treating baby dugong Mariam after she was diagnosed with blood and lung infections. Since August 8th, the baby dugong appeared to be subdued with no appetite and with…

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(Photo) Teirra Kamolvattanavith

Care of dugong ‘Mariam’ set to go live today (Sunday)

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources (DMCR) and the Telephone Organization of Thailand (TOT) will run a trial live stream of young dugongs ‘Mariam’ and ‘Yamil’ today, to test…

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(Photo) Department of Marine and Coastal Resources

Public invited to propose names for a baby dugong in Phuket

The Department of Marine and Coastal Resources is inviting members of the public to participate in a contest to name an orphaned baby dugong, which was found stranded on a…

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Thailand’s orphaned baby dugong becomes conservation star

Trang (Thailand) (AFP) – Cuddles at feeding time are one of many techniques vets in Thailand are using to raise an orphaned baby dugong named Mariam, and which have helped…

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(Photo) Natarika Chansue Facebook page

Rescued baby dugong “Marium” misses mom, says veterinarian

“Marium”, a six-month-old baby dugong, a species of the same order as the manatee, was accidentally separated from and now misses her mom. She clings to an orange canoe with…

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