Posted by: Sandy Steinman | December 6, 2019

Dead Whale, 220 Pounds of Debris Inside

The sperm whale washed up on a Scottish beach with a stomach full of rope, netting and plastic. “What was unusual in this case was the sheer volume,” a local expert said.

A dead sperm whale that washed up on a Scottish beach had more than 220 pounds of tangled netting, rope, plastic and other debris inside its stomach, according to a local whale research group.

Read story at Dead Whale, 220 Pounds of Debris Inside, Is a ‘Grim Reminder’ of Ocean Trash – The New York Times


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