Dugong spotted at Thala

By admin| October 22, 2009|

Thala Beach Lodge was host to a rare and beautiful visitor this week; a dugong, or 'sea cow' as they are sometimes called. The rare sea mammal was spotted by a lucky group of guests as they took guided nature walk through the forest and beaches around Thala Beach Lodge. The dugong was spotted just off Pebbly Beach where sea grass, a primary source of food for the dugong, grows. The name sea cow comes from the dugong's