I am sure this sea turtle is thankful these doctors found him in time!
As the world's oceans continue to be plagued with plastic waste, it is estimated that over 50 percent of all sea turtles are ingesting plastics on a regular basis.
With the amount of plastic this sea turtle had ingested, it is a miracle these doctors were able to save it in time.
Here's the video:
If that video didn't make you feel for the animals suffering due to our inability to properly manage our plastic waste, than I don't know what will.
The first steps in combating this issue is for individuals to do what they can to consume fewer plastic products and recycle the plastic garbage that they would usually throw away.
Remember, everything that goes downstream ends up in the ocean.
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