Sperm whale dies with 220lb ‘litter ball’ in stomach

A sperm whale that died after being washed up on a Scottish beach had a 220lb ball of litter inside it.

Fishing nets, plastic cups, packing straps and plastic bags were among the items found in a compacted mass inside the creature’s stomach.

The whale was discovered by locals on Seilebost Beach on the Isle of Harris in the outer Hebrides on Thursday.

It was alive when it was found beached, however died a short time after, according to experts from the Scottish Marine...
source: Metro

2019-12-03 00:32
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