In Photos: Animals In Unexpected Places

By Londonist Staff Last edited 9 months ago
In Photos: Animals In Unexpected Places

We've tracked down a selection of the most random and unexpected animals spotted in the strangest places in London. Enjoy.

A seal, spotted swimming in the Thames Estuary
Source Your Southend
Seal spotted swimming in the Thames
Source Evening Standard
A porpoise is spotted in the Thames
Source Lbc
A raccoon rides the Central line.
Source Felicity Morse
Whale
Source Londonist
Chinese mitten crab on the banks of the River Thames.
Source Wired
An elephant from Earl's Court Circus with a man in its mouth, 1928.
Source Gizmodo
David Walliams saves a dog during his Thames swim
Source Dog Breeds
Stephen Fry exercising his right to drive sheep across London Bridge.
Source Buzzfeed
Seal in the Thames.
Source Frostysramblings
A Northern bottlenose whale found in the River Thames.
Source Newscientist
Jumbo the first African elephant at London Zoo, circa 1870.
Source Zsl
Comet, an elephant from Chessington Zoo spends the weekend as a waiter at the Trocadero Restaurant in Piccadilly Circus, London, December 1938.
Source Gizmodo
Petra, the Alsatian dog from the BBC's 'Blue Peter' answering her fan mail, 1964.
Source Gizmodo
A goat on the tube.
Source Londontheinside
Fifi, the chimpanzee star of the famous Chimps Tea Party at London Zoo, June 1955.
Source Gizmodo
Who's a pretty boy, then?
Source Newageman
Source Stephen Ebert
Pigeon takes a trip.
Source Anniemole
This bottlenose dolphin is a little far from home
Source Frankswebspace
Harbour seal in the Thames.
Source Ahoylondon
Whale stuck in the Thames, 2006
Source Bbc
A wild otter in Tower Hamlets.
Source Towerhabitats
An elephant joining five visitors for a rest on a bench, London Zoo, September 1954.
Source Gizmodo

Last Updated 04 August 2017