A deer is found dead in Thailand, proved by autopsy to have seven kilos of plastic and garbage in the stomach.
A deer is found dead in Thailand with seven kilos of plastic bags and other garbage in the stomach.
informs a source from the authorities, which at the same time warns about the garbage that floats in the country's water and forest land.
The south asian country is one of the world's largest consumers of plastic, as the thais are, according to the AFP news agency, on average, use up to 3000 engangsplastikposer each year.
the plastic bags can be to package street food into, to takeawaykaffe Betorder or to carry purchases from supermarkets.
According to sources from the authorities was the ten-year deer found dead in a national park in Nan province, about 630 kilometers north from the capital Bangkok.
An autopsy has revealed the "plastic bags in the stomach, which is one of the reasons for its demise," says Kriangsak Thanompun, who is head of the protected area in Khun Sathan National Park.
the Bags in the stag contained coffee grounds, packaging for kopnudler, garbage, towels and lingerie, according to photos from the national park.
the Loss of stag is "yet another tragedy", says the head of the national park.
- It shows that we need to take it seriously and limit the (...) engangsplastik, says Kriangsak Thanompun and calls for, instead, used nature-friendly products.
/ritzau/AFPDate Of Update: 26 November 2019, 16:00