Navigation
Suscribe
Menu Search Facebook Twitter
Search Close
Menu ALL SECTIONS
  • Capital Coahuila
  • Capital Hidalgo
  • Capital Jalisco
  • Capital Morelos
  • Capital Oaxaca
  • Capital Puebla
  • Capital Quintana Roo
  • Capital Querétaro
  • Capital Veracruz
  • Capital México
  • Capital Michoacán
  • Capital Mujer
  • Reporte Índigo
  • Estadio Deportes
  • The News
  • Efekto
  • Diario DF
  • Capital Edo. de Méx.
  • Green TV
  • Revista Cambio
Radio Capital
Pirata FM
Capital Máxima
Capital FM
Digital
Prensa
Radio
TV
X
Newsletter
Facebook Twitter
X Welcome! Subscribe to our newsletter and receive news, data, statistical and exclusive promotions for subscribers
World

Is That Really a Beached Whale Beneath Paris' Notre Dame?

A Belgian artists' collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture Friday alongside the Seine River, eliciting surprise and concern from tourists and Parisians alike

Tim Van Noten a member of a Belgian artists' collective pours water on a real-looking, life-size whale sculpture is displayed along the Seine River in Paris, France, Friday, July 21, 2017, photo: AP/Michel Euler
1 month ago

PARIS – A sperm whale appears to have beached on an embankment in the shadow of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

Or maybe not.

A Belgian artists’ collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture Friday alongside the Seine River, eliciting surprise and concern from tourists and Parisians alike.

Bart Van Peel, a member of the collective, said the installation is about raising environmental awareness and awakening “the child in everyone who still is puzzled about what is real and what is not.”

Kim Landman from New York was among those taken aback, especially after Van Peel spun a tale describing how the whale got stuck under a city bridge.

Parisian Charles Jean was immediately skeptical, asking whether the whale had climbed onto the quay with a ladder.

Comments Whatsapp Twitter Facebook Share
More From The News
World

Police Search for Spain Van Driver and M ...

1 day ago
World

Counter-protesters Block Neo-Nazi March ...

1 day ago
World

Venezuela Congress Defies Push to Take o ...

1 day ago
World

Physicist Hawking Criticizes UK Health S ...

1 day ago
Most Popular

Thousands to Be Evacuated From Lebanon-S ...

By The Associated Press
World

Infosphere: Art Reflects on the Digital ...

By César Cantú Hernández
Living

UAEM Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Medi ...

By The News
Mexico

A New Spin on Curly Hair

By Thérèse Margolis
Living

Nine Colorful Characters Who Made Histor ...

By Rich Grant
Living