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RESCUERS trying to save a whale in the River Clyde For other rivers, see Clyde River (disambiguation)

The River Clyde (Cluaidh in Scottish Gaelic) is a major river in Scotland. It is the eighth longest river in the UK, and the third longest in Scotland.
 were given a boost last night after it headed back towards the sea.

Fears were growing for the safety of the whale - believed to be a northern bottlenose - as it struggled for a third day in the water just a mile from Glasgow city centre.

The 16ft mammal, believed to be a one yearold calf, is normally found in deep waters "Deep Waters" is a short story by P. G. Wodehouse, which first appeared in the United States in the March 25 1910 issue of Collier's Weekly, and in the United Kingdom in the June 1910 issue of the Strand.  offshore but had been spotted near Glasgow Arc Bridge at 6pm on Monday.

At lunchtime yesterday rescuers said the young whale's future looked bleak, but around 4pm it reversed course near Erskine Bridge and headed downstream.

Sue White of British Divers Marine Life Rescue British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) is a British charity established in 1988 to train for, and respond to marine animals in distress in British waters and on coasts. The organisation was the subject of widespread media coverage in January 2006 due to its efforts in leading  said: "This development has given the whale a chance of survival, albeit a slim one."
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Sep 24, 2009
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