Critically endangered dugong found dead off Pulau Hantu

A group of scuba divers spotted the dugong carcass floating in the water and hoisted it onto their boat on Oct 9.
A group of scuba divers spotted the dugong carcass floating in the water and hoisted it onto their boat on Oct 9.PHOTO: ROBERT TAN/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE - A critically endangered dugong was found dead off Pulau Hantu, an island located south of the Singapore mainland, on Saturday morning (Oct 9).

Mr Robert Tan, 57, was returning with a group of scuba divers to the Republic Of Singapore Yacht Club in West Coast when they saw something floating in the water. 

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