Beluga whale spotted in River Thames could be 'in trouble'

The RSPCA says it is aware of reports of a whale in the Thames and are working with other agencies to "monitor the situation".

By Lucia Binding, news reporter

A rare beluga whale which has been spotted in the River Thames could be "in trouble," marine wildlife experts have said.

Ecologist Dave Andrews first shared video footage of the sea mammal on social media, which he said was swimming in the river off Coalhouse Fort, Essex.

He said: "Can't believe I'm writing this, no joke - BELUGA in the Thames off Coalhouse Fort."

Mr Andrews added that the beluga had been feeding around barges on the...
source: The Sky News

2018-09-25 20:41
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