NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A group of beachgoers got quite a surprise Tuesday while trying to beat the summer swelter at Rockaway Beach.
Thomas O’Callaghan told CBSNewYork.com he spotted a whale breaching at around 2 p.m. at Beach 128th Street in Belle Harbor.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Asks AG Letitia James, Top Judge To Launch Probe Into Sexual Harassment Allegations
It’s not the first time whales have been spotted off the coast of New York City this summer.
Just last week the Wildlife Conservation Society released a remarkable photo of a humpback whale breaching just six miles from the Rockaways.READ MORE: 2nd Co-Op City Power Outage Affects Residents In Same Buildings That Lost Electricity Friday
Earlier this summer, CBS 2 reported more humpback whales are spending time in the region.
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