Plastic found in the stomach of sperm whale that died on Northumberland beach

There was sadness from locals last week as a sperm whale, which had been nicknamed ‘Moby’ by people following its progress, died after becoming stranded at Sandy Bay Beach, near Newbiggin-by-the-Sea . Experts discovered a “large plastic bag” inside the stomach of a whale which died in Northumberland – though that’s not what killed it.

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