About 2 weeks ago when we were all expecting KS to be back home to Broome soon, it again
surprised us with another detour.
On 12-Sep, after flying 6 days non-stop from North Korea for nearly 4,900km, KS suddenly made a
north-east turn before heading offshore from South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Within 6 hours, KS again
travelled at its maximum speed of 55km/h for 330km to arrive at a reef area in South East Sulawesi.
Let’s not forget KU, the other successful runner returning from the breeding ground, has stayed at
Yingkou, Liaoning Province for 50 days!
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