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Sea turtles, like this leatherback, can also get caught up in debris. Not only was this animal entangled, but a necropsy revealed a plug of plastic in its intestine (leatherbacks eat jellyfish which look a lot like floating plastic bags and wrap). (photo: Doug Beach)

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