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A young Cuvier's beaked whale washed up dead on a beach in Compostela Valley in the Philippines, its stomach filled with 88 pounds (40 kilograms) of plastic bags.

Workers from the D'Bone Collector Museum Inc. in Davao City in the Philippines recovered the whale - a male - on Saturday (March 16) and later performed a necropsy. They found its stomach was packed with plastic bags - 16 rice sacks, four banana-plantation-style bags and some shopping bags, according to a Facebook post from the museum.

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