Friends, this is not my usual type of posting, but I saw this and am just disgusted and horrified by what’s happening. It would be great if we could all raise awareness as to what is happening in our oceans.
The gist of it is, by carelessly tossing bottle caps and other small, brightly colored items into the oceans, or overboard from a boat, we are putting innocent creatures in mortal peril. Many of them (not just the birds in this video which I think are red-footed boobies) eat this stuff and it winds up killing them.
Cleaning up after ourselves and disposing of our own garbage is very easy to control. Let’s help raise awareness of the plight of these poor animals or else they are going to disappear and be the next cryptid legends.
“Once upon a time, there was a beautiful island inhabited by these little feathered beasts with red feet …”
The film is less than 4 minutes long.
Til the next time!