The latest death serves as a grim reminder of the "unusual mortality event" that's accompanied the population boom of humpbacks in the region.
Increased whale activity in the New York Bight might mean the captivating mammals are shifting breeding habits or adapting to climate change.
The snow squall wasn't the only thing that was blown into NYC yesterday.
Just a pair of humpbacks, "very casually feeding" on some sand eels.
Wave to the Rockawhale!
On May 30th and 31st, the giant blue whale will get its annual cleaning.
NOAA says there were four mysterious humpback whale deaths off the coast of Long Island last year.
Though the NYPD managed to free yesterday's beached whale, it had to be euthanized.
A dead humpback whale washed ashore on Rockaway Beach this morning.
A 15-foot dead whale washed ashore at the end of a runway at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday afternoon.
A whale decided to visit the city on New Year's, and was spotted swimming in the East River right by Gracie Mansion. Does anyone know if that's good luck or bad luck?
The vets decided to euthanize the whale.
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