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Rescuers move stranded whale in French River to salt water

French environmentalists Tuesday prepared to move beluga whales that strayed into the Seine last week into Normandy's saltwater basins. They hope to save the lives of the dangerously thin marine mammals. and will have a “protection period”. , his French president of the conservation group Sea Shepherd.

Experts believe the whale is sick and in a race against time for survival, she said.

Before being towed out to sea, the whales were kept in temporary seawater homes for "two or three days" for monitoring and treatment, according to Isabelle d'Orria Pouzet, deputy governor of the city of Evreux. stayed.

"Then nature will take its course," said Pouzet. "We have to be optimistic. …The work is well-prepared." Gathered near the river locks to plot the escape of a new local celebrity.

The beluga whale swims in the lock of Notre Dame de la Garenne prior to be moved, in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, west of Paris, France, Aug. 9, 2022.
Beluga whales used to swim in the locks of Notre-Dame-de-la-Garenne. Scheduled to move on August 9, 2022 in Saint-Pierre-la-Garenne, west of Paris, France. Beluga was loaded onto a refrigerated truck for her 160-kilometer (99-mile) journey to Ouistreham, describing the salt water transfer as "a huge undertaking".

Due to the extreme heat in the area, the team will wait until dawn before moving the white creature. It weighs about 800 kilograms (1,764 pounds).

A rescue team wants to save a whale from the fate of a killer whale who strayed into the Seine and died in May.

Authorities said migration of whales carries its own risk of mortality because it puts them under stress, but no whales can survive long in the freshwater habitat of the Seine.{33

They hope to survive after scraping the wall of the sluice and removing the patch that appeared on their backs after reacting to a mixture of antibiotics and vitamins administered to them over the last few days.

Sea Shepherd's Essemlali said medical surveillance in the saltwater basin would help to see if the whales were "suffering from something we can help with, or if they were suffering from an incurable disease." Drone footage captured by the French fire brigade last week showed whales meandering over the Seine River between Paris and the Normandy city of Rouen, far inland from the sea. It was showing how it was.

Conservationists have been trying to feed the beluga whales since Friday, but without success. Sea Shepherds fear that the whales are slowly starving in the waterways.