Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 19, 2018

Swallowing 64 Pounds Trash Kills Whale

New York Times reports

A young sperm whale that washed ashore on the southeast coast of Spain in February most likely died after being unable to digest more than 60 pounds of plastic trash, fish netting and garbage bags in its stomach and intestines, scientists said this month.

Read full story at 64 Pounds of Trash Killed a Sperm Whale in Spain, Scientists Say – The New York Times


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