A beluga whale first noticed within the River Thames two months in the past has not made its method again to the Arctic as extra sightings have been confirmed within the final week.



Martin Garside, from the Port of London Authority, informed Sky Information “so far as we all know (the whale) remains to be within the Gravesend space”.


Beluga whales are often present in chilly northern waters however Mr Garside stated the mammal, which has been given the title “Benny”, can have tailored to consuming the native fish throughout its time within the Thames.


It was first noticed swimming within the water on 25 September.


Mr Garside stated he had been involved about Benny “since day one”.


“It is not the fitting place for her or him. I need him to swim residence. The temperature of the water just isn’t appropriate and the species of fish it is consuming just isn’t what it is used to.”





Three of five Beluga Whales swim in Cold Water Quest exhibit at the Georgia Aquarium Saturday November 19,2005

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Belugas are standard animals due to their expressive faces and unusual-shaped heads



Whereas the Thames is cleaner than it was, there may be nonetheless a number of sewage within the water.


“I really feel uncomfortable as it isn’t what nature meant – he ought to be swimming within the Arctic with different belugas,” Mr Garside added.


Belugas are sociable animals and often kind teams of as much as 10. They’re sluggish swimmers and opportunistic feeders.


They had been broadly hunted within the 19th and early 20th century and there are regarded as round 150,000 worldwide within the wild now.


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