Bowhead whale stuck in the river in Khabarovsk Krai, saved. About this in his Facebook said the Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy.
“Just got a call from the Director of the national Park “shantarsky island” Vladimir Andronov — Keith left the mouth of the river to the sea with the tide colleagues on edge. The whale was saved!”, — said the Minister.
Earlier on August 10, trinadcatiletnie bowhead whale during the night the tide was in the mouth of the river flowing from the Big lake on the island of Big Shantar. A mammal weighing from 30 to 40 tons could neither turn around nor out in the lake. The scientists hope that carpasia on the pebbled bottom whale will be able to get out with the evening tide, as to shift his forces operating on the ground, 10 people is impossible.
According to estimates of environmentalists, the whale could survive stranded up to three days. Supposedly, he got into the river to escape the killer whale.
The bowhead or polar whale, reaching a weight of 150 tons, lives in the cold waters of the Northern hemisphere. He is listed in the Red book of Russia. In total there are about 10 thousand individuals.