Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 23, 2017

Why Seabirds Eat Plastic

NPR  reported on why seabirds are drawn to eating plastic

The fact that sea animals and birds eat floating plastic has long puzzled biologists. Their best guess was that it looks like food. But the new evidence suggests that for a lot of birds, plastic actually smells like food.

Read story at Why Seabirds Love To Gobble Plastic Floating In The Ocean : The Two-Way : NPR


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