Whale Killed after being hit by Ship

May 24, 2014 2:22 PM

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A cruise ship hit and killed a whale and dragged it into the Hudson River, said the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The killing is one of the three recent whale strikes by ships along the eastern seaboard.

The NOAA said a rise in such incidents has been witnessed in this time of year, which is quite unusual. There are chances that whales come closer to shores in search of food source. As per a NOAA spokeswoman, the atypical rate is about one every few weeks in comparison to three in the past few weeks...

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