Another, a pilot whale, died in Thailand in June of 2018 after ingesting 17 pounds of plastic, including 80 plastic bags. The small male pilot whale was barely alive when he was discovered on Monday in the southern province of Songkhla, Thailand’s Department of Marine and Coastal Resources said. A whale has died in southern Thailand after swallowing more than 80 plastic bags. In November of last year, a sperm whale washed up in Indonesia with 13 pounds of plastic in its stomach. A pilot whale died in southern Thailand after eating 80 plastic bags weighing 17 pounds. Whale Autopsied In Thailand Found To Have Died From Eating 8kg Of Plastic Bags. It coughed out a few plastic bags and then died. Hundreds of camels across the UAE have died because of plastic consumption over the past decade, a study has shown. "Upon reaching the stomach I knew this whale had died due to plastic ingestion. Did a Sperm Whale Die After Swallowing 64 Pounds of Plastic Debris? Scientists have discovered 29 kilos of plastic in the stomach of a sperm whale, which washed up on the southern coast of Spain in February. The autopsy revealed eight kgs of plastic in its stomach. This whale had the most plastic we have ever seen in a whale." A beached whale found in the Philippines on Saturday died with 88 pounds of plastic trash inside its body, an unusually large amount even by the grim standards of what is a … A starving juvenile whale has died after ingesting 40 kilograms of plastic bags, sparking calls from conservationists for action against those who continue to dump rubbish into rivers and the sea. Submit. The curvier beaked whale, a young male about 15 feet long and weighing 1,100 pounds, likely died of starvation and dehydration brought on by the plastic stuffing its belly. This pregnant whale died with 50 pounds of plastic in her stomach The Mediterranean Sea is choked with plastic waste, and the sperm whale may be the latest casualty of the pollution problem. A leviathan destroyed by something humans used once and then threw away. A pregnant sperm whale found dead on an island in Italy carried nearly 50 pounds of plastic in her stomach, the nation's environment minister and a marine life nonprofit said. A whale found in a canal in southern Thailand has died after eating more than 80 plastic bags, according to officials. A whale died in the Philippines over the weekend after consuming 40kgs of plastic bags. Whale dies from eating more than 80 plastic bags. A short-fin male pilot whale has died in Southern Thailand after ingesting more than 17 lbs of plastic bags and packaging, a sobering casualty of the waste littering the world's oceans. Tests have confirmed that like the Bergen whale, the Cuvier’s Whale in the Philippines also died of starvation and dehydration. Share on Facebook; Share on Twitter; Share via Email; 2 years old. A whale that washed up on McNabs Island in Halifax Harbour died because it had a belly full of plastic, scientists said this week.Veterinarians, along with students from P.E.I. This animal would have been in agony, while slowly starving to death. When A Whale Dies From Eating Plastic Bags ... A few days ago, a pilot whale washed up in Thailand. SIGN UP TO PEDESTRIAN DAILY. A whale is found dead with more than 30 PLASTIC BAGS in its stomach – and experts say it's 'not surprising' The whale had been put down by wardens off the coast of western Norway The whale was also found carrying a foetus that had died. He already knew how the 15-foot-long (4.5m) whale had died. In Menumbok ingesting massive amounts of plastic, including 80 plastic bags inside its stomach whale shark found. 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