Gut-Wrenching Video Shows Mother Whale Dragging Dead Calf After Pollutants Killed It

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Every year, almost 300 million tons of plastic are produced, with more than eight million tons of plastic being dumped into our oceans.
Once in the ocean, that plastic breaks down into fragments known as micro-plastics, posing a toxic threat to any sea creature that ingests them. Other animals become entangled in bigger pieces and drown. Sadly, plastic debris end up killing over a million seabirds and more than 100,000 marine mammals every year. While all these deaths are tragic, the BBC documentary “Blue Planet II” highlights a particularly devastating consequence of ocean pollution with its footage of a grieving…

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