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Fox found floating on upturned boat saved from River Thames

Evening Standard logo Evening Standard 18/10/2020 21:16:00 Emily Lawford
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A fox has been rescued from the River Thames after was found stranded on an upturned boat.

A member of the Shad Thames Residents Association (STRA) noticed the frightened animal floating along Saint Saviour's Dock, near Tower Bridge, on Saturday.

It is believed the fox jumped or fell onto the boat rom the docks above.

a close up of a cage: The stranded animal was rescued from the water (Kathleen Hogan Erlich) © Provided by Evening StandardThe stranded animal was rescued from the water (Kathleen Hogan Erlich)

It was rescued by the London Fire Brigade, who managed to coax it into a cage and carry it to land.

The STRA said on Twitter: "A huge thank you to the London Fire Brigade and RSPCA for saving a little fox who decided to take a boat ride in St Saviour's Dock.

"You were all brilliant.

"A truly lovely display of care and kindness."

19. lokakuuta 2020 0:16:00 Categories: Evening Standard

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