Hey litterbugs, here’s a reason to pick up your garbage instead of throwing it on the ground. Photos show how a tiny little wrapper can seriously hinder wildlife.
These images – which were posted on Facebook – are tough to see, but they serve a good reminder to those who have a tendency to look the other way anytime something falls out of their pocket.
The pictures show a young northern pike that, according to the Facebook post, grew with a Powerade wrapper wrapped around its body:
The wrapper caused serious mutations as the fish grew, and it’s rather incredible how it was able to live in this condition: