On the coast of Thailand died of black Dolphin. He vomited packages
On the southern coast of Thailand died black Dolphin who swallowed 80 packages of plastic, said local authorities.
He pulled out five packages, while experts-zoologists tried to save him.
Packages with a total weight of eight kilograms stuck the animal in the stomach and did not allow him to swallow and digest food.
Recent studies have shown that the number of different products from plastic in the ocean will triple over the next ten years if we take no action.
Thailand — a major consumer of plastic bags. The government announced in may the intention to introduce an additional tax on them. It is believed that these bags are annually lead to the deaths of hundreds of inhabitants of the ocean.
Small black Dolphin (its other names whale pilot whale or pilot whale) was found on Monday in channel On-Tap.
Environmentalists have tried to keep the animal afloat with boats and installed it over the tent to protect from the scorching rays of the sun.
Dolphin tried to save for several days, but on Friday afternoon he died.
Biologist-oceanographer Tone Thamrongnawasawat told reporters that because of swallowed packages Dolphin could not survive, because have not been able to eat.
“If you have the stomach 80 packets, you can assume that you have already died,” he said.
Whales, or black dolphins can reach a length of over eight meters and weigh up to three tons.
They differ friendly character and live in flocks, moving over long distances.
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