Officials: Humpback whale spotted in Shrewsbury River

A humpback whale was spotted in the Shrewsbury River Friday morning, officials say.

News 12 Staff

May 30, 2020, 7:22 PM

Updated 1,424 days ago

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A humpback whale was spotted in the Shrewsbury River Friday morning, officials say.
They say the mammal was spotted by the Route 36 bridge. Marine vessels, along with the Marine Mammal Stranding Center responded to check on the whale's condition.
They say the whale appears to be in good health, but may have lost its way, ending up in the river.
Police asking people to keep their distance and limit any boat traffic in the area.
 


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