In Photos: Animals In Unexpected Places

By Londonist Staff Last edited 14 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.

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

Last Updated 04 August 2017