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Humpback whale hanging out in Hudson River off NYC Photo

Humpback whale hanging out in Hudson River off NYC

For about a week now, a humpback whale has been spotted in the Hudson River off New York City. About a year ago a similar sighting of a lone humpback whale in the Hudson River was made, which indicates this may be a new annual occurrence. Efforts have been made in recent decades to clean up the waters of the Hudson River as well as limiting menhaden fishing, a known humpback whale food source.

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Video: Paddle boarder has near miss with whale Photo

Video: Paddle boarder has near miss with whale

A paddle boarder in Santa Cruz had quite a scare when a humpback whale surfaced within inches of his board. The whale was feeding and the entire incident was caught on video. Remarkably the paddle boarder was not injured and even managed to stay on his board.

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Video: Rare all white humpback whale spotted Photo

Video: Rare all white humpback whale spotted

The albino humpback whale, nicknamed “Migaloo”, was spotted on June 19th off the Green Cape in New South Wales, Australia. The whale has been spotted before and is believed to be approximately 26 to 28 years old.

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Video: UW Photographer swatted by Humpback Photo

Video: UW Photographer swatted by Humpback

Underwater photographer Chris Coates got a little too close for comfort with a Humpback whale and her calf while filming off the east coast of Africa. Fortunately neither party was injured from the quick encounter. Image from Shutterstock.

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