Humpback Whale Washes Up on New York City Beach

A dead humpback whale washed up on a New York City beach on Tuesday, April 4. The 25- to 30-foot whale was found in the Rockaways and had been spotted by the US Coast Guard floating nine miles off shore on Monday, according to a report.

Officials were creating a plan to assess the whale and perform a necropsy on site in order to determine how the whale died. Credit: Greg Maggio via Storyful

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