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Scientists in Norway found more than 30 plastic bags and other plastic waste inside the stomach of a whale stranded off the coast. Wardens had put the whale down after realising it wasn't going to live, and had clearly consumed a large amount of non-biodegradable waste. Despite the huge volume of plastic clogging up the whale's stomach, the fact it died from ingesting the waste was "not surprising", said researchers, as the volume of plastic in our seas continues to grow.
but for some strange reason i just have a hard time believing a whale would gladly feast on a bunch of plastic bags STRAIGHT UP.
This behavior of swallowing nylon and plastics items is characteristic of beaked whales and other squid eating cetaceans as well as jellyfish eaters like sea turtles, who may mistake them for prey.