Royal National Lifeboat Institution members try to help a minke whale calf in the River Thames, in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters Royal National Lifeboat Institution members try to help a minke whale calf in the River Thames, in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Royal National Lifeboat Institution members try to help a minke whale calf in the River Thames, in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Animals

Young whale put down after getting stranded in London’s River Thames

  • Hopes faded for the injured calf, whose condition had deteriorated as it remained trapped far from home
  • Rescuers had worked to refloat the whale over the weekend, but it became stuck again

Topic |   Animals
Royal National Lifeboat Institution members try to help a minke whale calf in the River Thames, in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters Royal National Lifeboat Institution members try to help a minke whale calf in the River Thames, in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters
Royal National Lifeboat Institution members try to help a minke whale calf in the River Thames, in London on Monday. Photo: Reuters
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