Dammit! Four months of training with the seals... all for naught! This was supposed to be a stealth operation!

Also: Liz Sandeman of Marine Connection says in that article, " the last thing we want to do is stress the animal out."

She has no idea. The last time someone stressed him out, there were monkey bones and ambergris everywhere. It was terrible. Took two orangutangs and a fleet of octopi to cover that one up.

Originally spotted on Digg.

Image taken from here and yes, we know it's a different kind of whale than what's in the Thames. But the pic is cool.