29 May '17, 2pm

Snake Vomiting Bottle Highlights World's Plastic Problem

Disturbing footage of a snake in Goa, India vomiting an empty soft drink bottle highlights the world's mounting plastic pollution crisis. The clip shows a handler and several bystanders observing a cobra writhing and eventually regurgitating a disposable bottle that it probably mistook for food. The group cheers as the reptile successfully discharges the item. "When I saw the snake with a bulge in its stomach, I thought the cobra must have swallowed something big that it was not able to digest," said wildlife rescuer Goutham Bhagat, as quoted by the Daily Mail . "But I didn't have an idea that it would would spit out an empty soft drinks bottle." "I have asked many people as to why the snake would have swallowed the bottle," Bhagat continued. "But I didn't get a satisfactory reply from anyone. I hope somebody could give me a logical reply for this." Recent government estim...

Full article: https://www.ecowatch.com/snake-vomit-plastic-bottle-24257...

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