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Rare species back at Similan Islands after tourist numbers restricted – VIDEO

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PHOTOS: The Department of National Park Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department PR Office

VIDEO: Phuket Marine Natinal Parks Operation Centre 2 / Thanakorn Trakarntanasuk / Newshawk Phuket

A pair of leopard sharks have been spotted at the Similan Islands following the restriction of the number of tourists visiting the archipelago.

The Department of National Park Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department PR Office reports that a German volunteer says she is very happy that she has taken part in the surveying dive at Similan Islands for the first time. She found many underwater species.

“The Andaman Sea is very fantastic,” she said.

Pongteera Buapet from Faculty of Technology and Environment of Prince of Songkla University Phuket Campus says that Leopard sharks are relatively rare animals. She believes that this is an indication of the recovery of the eco system at Similan Islands since the number of tourists entering the islands was  restricted for this high season.

PHANG NGAFab footage of another Leopard Shark at Mu-Koh Similan National Park spotted last Friday.VIDEO: Phuket Marine Natinal Parks Operation Centre 2 / Newshawk Phuket.

Posted by The Thaiger on Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Leopard Shark sighting by divers at Similan Islands off the coast of Phang Nga VIDEO:Thanakorn Trakarntanasuk / Newshawk Phuket

Posted by The Thaiger on Sunday, December 16, 2018

Rare species back at Similan Islands after tourist numbers restricted - VIDEO | News by Thaiger Rare species back at Similan Islands after tourist numbers restricted - VIDEO | News by Thaiger

 

 

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