Beluga whale that strayed into River Seine dies during rescue operation | Whales

A beluga whale that strayed into the River Seine has been euthanized after it developed breathing difficulties while being transferred by road to the coast, the local French authority has said. “Despite an unprecedented rescue operation for the beluga, we are sad to announce the death of the cetacean,” the prefect of the Calvados department … Read more

Beluga whale lifted out of Seine in rescue attempt – video | World news

A beluga whale stranded in the River Seine in northern France was lifted out of the water early on Wednesday in the first stage of an ambitious rescue operation. After nearly six hours of work, the 800-kg cetacean was lifted from the river with a net and crane at around 4am local time and placed … Read more