Amazing news - whales have feelings and can understand humans.

‘How a wave of human compassion will have comforted the whale in his final hours’

‘He’d have known we’re trying to help but it couldn’t save him’

But what was really amusing about the bottlenose whale stranded in the River Thames story was that a friend recently returned from a holiday in Canada where he went whale watching. He was unlucky and saw absolutely nothing apart in a whole day apart from the bobbing waves. He then returns home to London to find one sitting on his doorstep.