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40 Kilos of Plastic Found in Guts of Whale

Analysis by Dr. Joseph Mercola Fact Checked

plastic found in guts of whale

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  • A young 1,100 pound Curvier’s beaked whale died along the shores of the Philippines with over 88 pounds (40 kilos) of plastic in the gut causing malnutrition and dehydration; marine biologist Darrell Blatchley said it was the most he’d ever seen in a necropsy


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