Northern Bottlenose

This is an odd one — a 20 foot long Northern bottlenose whale was trying to beach itself in London yesterday, and died today. Here’s a blog about the whale

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In the New York Times: Thames whale does not survive rescue attempt.

From the Guardian: Thames whale dies during rescue attempt Some photos here. And more photos here.

From the STrib: Rescuers try to save whale stranded in River Thames

LONDON รข?? A lost and distressed whale stranded in the River Thames died today as rescue workers attempted to ferry it out to sea for release, an animal rights group said.

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For more on these whales, see Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust

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