Spy Video games
If the white whale lately found in Norway actually is a Russian spy, it’s doing a stellar job of gaining the locals’ belief.
Jorgen Ree Wiig, an official for the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries, instructed The Washington Publish that the mammal has refused to go away the port metropolis the place fishers found it — regardless of being free to take action.
As a substitute, it’s made itself a fixture of the neighborhood by fetching rings tossed into the water and even going as far as to permit people to pet its nostril, a habits Wiig calls “unusual” for its species.
On the Transfer
Though fishers found the alleged spy whale carrying a harness bearing the phrases “Tools of St. Petersburg,” Russia has so far denied that it’s a part of a army mission.
“If we had been utilizing this animal for spying, do you actually suppose we’d connect a cell phone quantity with the message ‘please name this quantity’?” Colonel Viktor Baranets, a Russian army skilled, instructed Russian broadcaster Govorit Moskva, in keeping with a BBC report.
Spy or not, Norwegian officers wish to be certain that the whale stays wholesome — which is why they’re now mulling whether or not to transport it to an Icelandic sanctuary, Wiig instructed WaPo.
READ MORE: Authorities: Alleged Russian spy whale is refusing to go away and looking for Norwegians’ devotion [The Washington Post]
Extra on the whale: Whale Suspected of Being a Russian Weapon Present in Norway