Image copyright Clio Georgiadis Image caption The mammal was found motionless on the river banks under Battersea Bridge A dead whale has washed up in the River Thames for the second time in two months.The mammal, believed to be a minke whale which can grow up to 33ft (10m) long, was found motionless on the…

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The mammal became found motionless on the river banks below Battersea Bridge

A useless whale has washed up in the River Thames for the 2d time in two months.

The mammal, believed to be a minke whale which would per chance grow up to 33feet (10m) lengthy, became found motionless on the river banks below Battersea Bridge dull on Friday.

The Port of London Authority (PLA) stated this is able to well “endeavour to procure the whale recovered safely” over the weekend.

A humpback whale became found useless in Greenhithe in October.

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Clio Georgiadis stated her 11-year-former son seen the whale on Friday evening

Clio Georgiadis stated she became left “very emotional ” after finding the whale whereas walking her dog at about 21.30 GMT.

“We tried to take a examine if there became any existence in it nevertheless there became no breath popping out of it,” Ms Georgiadis stated.

“It became very unhappy to take a examine.”

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A put up-mortem examination shall be held on the whale to place a reason late loss of life

The PLA think the mammal is a minke whale, which would per chance weigh up to 10 tonnes.

They’re infrequently seen in British waters, preferring cooler regions to tropical areas, and can furthermore be recount in the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian and Arctic Oceans.

The PLA confirmed that it had bought reports of a gleaming mammal in the River Thames on Friday afternoon.

“The first creep indication we knew it became a whale became sadly when it washed up useless,” PLA spokesman Martin Garside stated.

Two marine experts from the British Divers Marine Lifestyles Rescue were dispatched to motivate the PLA laying aside the whale from the water.

The whale shall be sent to the ZSL London Zoo for a put up-mortem examination.

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