In Photos: Animals In Unexpected Places

By Londonist Staff Last edited 8 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.

Chinese mitten crab on the banks of the River Thames.
Source Wired
A porpoise is spotted in the Thames
Source Lbc
Who's a pretty boy, then?
Source Newageman
A raccoon rides the Central line.
Source Felicity Morse
Whale
Source Londonist
Stephen Fry exercising his right to drive sheep across London Bridge.
Source Buzzfeed
Seal in the Thames.
Source Frostysramblings
Jumbo the first African elephant at London Zoo, circa 1870.
Source Zsl
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
Harbour seal in the Thames.
Source Ahoylondon
Comet, an elephant from Chessington Zoo spends the weekend as a waiter at the Trocadero Restaurant in Piccadilly Circus, London, December 1938.
Source Gizmodo
Seal spotted swimming in the Thames
Source Evening Standard
A Northern bottlenose whale found in the River Thames.
Source Newscientist
An elephant joining five visitors for a rest on a bench, London Zoo, September 1954.
Source Gizmodo
Pigeon takes a trip.
Source Anniemole
Source Stephen Ebert
A wild otter in Tower Hamlets.
Source Towerhabitats
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
A goat on the tube.
Source Londontheinside
A seal, spotted swimming in the Thames Estuary
Source Your Southend
This bottlenose dolphin is a little far from home
Source Frankswebspace

Last Updated 04 August 2017