The whale put on a personal show for an NYPD harbor crew near South Beach.READ MORE: Authorities Announce Major Gang Crackdown In Queens, With 28 Arrests
The crew late tweeted video of the whale sighting.
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While patrolling the waters in the vicinity of South Beach today in @NYPDstatenIslnd, our #NYPD #Harbor members were visited by this humpback whale who put on an up-close & personal water show 🐳🌊⚓️ #GreatKills @siadvance @NYPDnews @NYPDShea @NYPDChiefofDept pic.twitter.com/nCQs3aNQS6
— NYPD Special Ops (@NYPDSpecialops) July 1, 2020
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