Yet another urban myth--that stingrays eat anything--has been proven to be true with this series of photographs from the Far East. If this is not enough to make you stop dumping your junk in the sea, I don't know what is.
As the gallery shows, when the stingray's stomach was cut open, its astounding contents included a phone, book and even a condom. Eww!
Implications - More and more consumers are considering packaging's life cycle when purchasing a product. The packing is as important as the product itself to consumers that identify themselves as being eco-conscious. To capture a share of this rising demographic, companies should consider the materials they use to produce their packaging.
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