Byline: MARK PRIGG;PAUL SIMS
Whale of a time: Pete the 18-foot pilot whale swimming up the Thames past Parliament today. He is thought to have been chasing a school of sprats and was spotted after he blew a 20-foot spout of water into the air A WHALE swam up the Thames past the Houses of Parliament today.
Its appearance sparked huge excitement with office workers lining the river on each side to try to catch a glimpse.
The 18ft pilot whale is thought to have chased a school of sprats up past Westminster Bridge and the Eye and went up as far as Lambeth Bridge.
Whales have been seen in the estuary but it is thought to be the first such sighting so …