Happy News: Beluga Whale in Thames Eating, Swimming Well

British animal welfare group RSPCA said the beluga whale seems “able to move fast in the water and dive” it appears to be feeding properly and swimming strongly, and officials hope it will return to the open sea.

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LONDON (AP) — British officials say the beluga whale spotted in the River Thames seems to be feeding properly and swimming strongly. The animal welfare group RSPCA said Wednesday the whale is “able to move fast in the water and dive.” Officials hope it will return to the open sea. The beluga whale attracted a plenty of attention Tuesday when it surfaced in the River Thames. The unusual sighting happened in the Gravesend area, 30 miles (50…

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