Thames whale: Watch for Benny the beluga continues
Conservationists are on standby for further sightings of a beluga whale seen "swimming strongly and feeding normally" in the River Thames.
The whale, nicknamed Benny, was first spotted in the Thames estuary near Gravesend, Kent, on Tuesday.
Shipping companies have been urged to keep clear of the area.
British Divers Marine Life Rescue said a team had assessed the whale, which is thousands of miles away from its Arctic habitat, and raised no concerns.
The conservation charity said it would respond to any further sightings, but did not have enough volunteers to monitor the whale 24... read more
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