WebHeader_Grove.png
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Get 2 limited-edition podcast mugs when you make a sustaining gift of $8 or more per month today!

For Decades Plastic Garfield Phones Have Littered French Beach

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. For decades, the beaches around the Finistere region in France have been plagued by a bizarre form of detritus - Garfield phones, the plastic landline kind shaped like the cartoon character Garfield. Imagine walking along the beach and finding disembodied orange pieces of a grinning cat. An environmental group has finally found the source, a lost shipping container partially buried near a cave. It's still inaccessible, so there's no way to tell how many more Garfields are inside, no doubt planning their takeover of the human race. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

You make NHPR possible.

NHPR is nonprofit and independent. We rely on readers like you to support the local, national, and international coverage on this website. Your support makes this news available to everyone.

Give today. A monthly donation of $5 makes a real difference.