Why Garfield phones keep washing up on this French beach

Since the 1980s, the bright orange portion of the Garfield mobile phone has been steadily being washed off the Iroise coast in Brittany, France. Garfield Nobody knows where the phone came from. And locals have been forced to continue collecting the famous fat cat pieces for 35 years. According to the BBC, the mystery was finally resolved this week, which was found in a secluded sea cave, which can only be accessed when the lost shipping container filled with Garfield phones is tall at "more complete conditions than previously found". [19659002] Residents have long suspected that their phones came from shipping containers, but they never found them. Ar Vilantsou, who recently became a semi-litter group, announced his phone as a symbol of plastic pollution on the beach, launching Garfield phone this year as the face of his media campaign. (To be honest, every day there is no pupil in the sand).

In early 1980, he campaigned to draw the attention of a local farmer, René Morvan, who saw Garfield's first call in the storm. He guided the French information journalist and Ar Vilantsou activist to the scene and found a piece of telephone fragments and stringed treasures.


why garfield phones keep washing up on this french beach

Claire Simonin / Ar Viltansou

Unfortunately, because the destroyed container is buried beneath the rocks and inaccessible, Garfield parts will continue to wash off the coast. Because they are made of plastic, they will surpass all of us as well as the syndicated strip itself.

If you want to save your trip to France to get your own vintage vintage Garfield phone, some collector's items can still be found on eBay.


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