- Andrea Diaz, CNN
A sperm whale that washed up on a beach in Spain had 64 pounds of plastic and waste in its stomach
When a young sperm whale washed up on a beach in southern Spain, scientists wanted to know what killed it. They now know: waste -- 64 pounds of it. Most of it plastic, but also ropes, pieces of net and other debris lodged in its stomach. Learn more about this tragedy.