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Whale dies in Thailand after ingesting more than 80 plastic bags

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THAI officials have reported that a short-finned pilot whale has been killed after swallowing some eight kilograms of plastic bags.

A post on Thailand’s Marine and Coastal Resources Department’s Facebook on Saturday said that the sick whale was unable to swim when found by officials who tried unsuccessfully to save it, reported The Nation.

Found barely alive in a canal near the border with Malaysia, the whale had swallowed more than 80 plastic bags, suffering a convulsion and vomiting five plastic bags. A veterinary........

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