Dead albatross chick after consuming plastic

The carcass of a dead bird; after decomposing, plastic can be seen from it's chest cavity

Dead albatross chick after consuming plastic

Marine debris – garbage in the oceans – is a huge problem at Midway Atoll and elsewhere. Plastic items filled the stomach of this albatross chick at Midway and likely contributed to its death.
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John Klavitter/USFWS