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New York - Whale Sighting Near Statue Of Liberty; Boaters Told Use Care

Published on: November 17, 2016 11:01 AM
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The sun lights the Statue of Liberty in New York, U.S.,November 2, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonThe sun lights the Statue of Liberty in New York, U.S.,November 2, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

New York - The Coast Guard says it’s received reports of a whale near the Statue of Liberty.

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Petty Officer Frank Iannazzo-Simmons says the whale was spotted around 8 a.m. Thursday near Liberty Island in New York Harbor.

The Coast Guard put out an advisory telling mariners to watch out and avoid contact with the whale.

Boats of all sizes frequent the area, including Staten Island ferries and cargo vessels.

It wasn’t clear what type of whale it was.



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 Nov 17, 2016 at 03:11 PM Helpisontheway Says:

maybe chris christi was going for a morning swim?

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