Plastic Waste Found in Stomach of Dead Deer

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NAN, Nov 26 – About seven kilogrammes of plastic trash were discovered in the stomach of a dead dear, found near a national park in Nan province.

Head of the Khun Satan national park reported that the male deer could have been dead for two days. It weighs almost 200 kg and about 10 years old.

The post – mortem examination found no wounds but seven kgs. of plastic garbage such as plastic bags and instant noodle packets was seen in the stomach.

The cause of death was presumed to be associated with pieces of plastics, which clogged the digestive system and the old age.

Samples were collected from the carcass for tests of toxin and other infections.