Image of the Day: City Slickers

In recent years, New Yorkers have noted a drastic increase in the number of whale sightings within the city’s waterways.

Jun 13, 2017
The Scientist Staff

A humpback whale feeding on fish near Rockaway Beach in late summer of 2014. 

MIKE BUSCH, GREATSOUTHBAYIMAGES.COM

                Cleaner water and more food, in the form of fish, have been luring these giants into the New York Bight since 2011, Popular Science reports.