An arctic animal that strayed all the way to the Seine in France has died.
The beluga whale, first spotted in the Seine between Paris and the city of Rouen, was removed from the river early Wednesday morning.
According to Reuters,despite rescue efforts, authorities later declared the whale dead.
The marine creature was first spotted in the Seine. It came early last week when French firefighters captured drone footage of the whale resting in the water.
How the cetacean, an animal that normally lives in the Arctic Ocean, reached northern France is unknown, but the French authorities' rescue effort to save this whale was extraordinary. .
According to Al Jazeera, a team of about 60 marine experts participated in mining his 1,800-pound whale. This required the use of a large net and took almost 6 hours.
Believe it or not, a weight of nearly 2,000 pounds for a beluga whale is It is considered dangerously thin. The appetite expert tried to stimulate it with vitamins and live trout, but to no avail.
According to environmental group Sea Shepherd in France, tracking rescue efforts on social media found the whales "no longer digesting." , explaining the shortage. eat.
After this spectacle, far from home, the beluga whales were loaded into refrigerated trucks en route to the French port town of Ouistreham. There she would have lived in a saltwater basin and had her health monitored by specialists.