Dolphin carcass washes up on Tanjong Lobang beach

The dolphin carcass was found on Tanjong Lobang beach.

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By Brad Rantayy

MIRI, Dec 5: The carcass of an adult female dolphin was found on Thursday at Tanjong Lobang beach.

The discovery was made around 5pm by beach goers who later alerted the authorities.

It was believed that the carcass belonged to the spinner dolphin species, usually found in offshore tropical waters around the world.

The dead dolphin was estimated to weigh between 100 to 150kg.

It measured 243cm in length.

According to sources, it was believed that the dolphin might had gotten entangled in fishing nets prior to death.