Spanish whale dies after ingesting plastic debris12th Mar 2013
Experts who examined a dead sperm whale washed ashore in southern Spain have confirmed that it died from a blockage in the stomach caused by ingesting plastic debris. The full story can be seen at;
Sperm whales Physeter macrocephalus are the largest of the Odontocetes or toothed whales and are recorded stranded in small numbers around the Irish coast in most years.
IWDG Strandings Officer.
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