Whales

No Whales in the Hudson – But Watch This Video
Kayaking on the Hudson has become a very popular sport in the last decade.  You can get up close to places like Bannerman's Island and even spot Bald Eagles on the river.
 
 
 
One thing that probably will not happen to you is a friendly encounter with a whale! Some kayakers...
Whale in Poughkeepsie?
I took this picture of a beached stuffed Whale on the side of the road near the Galleria in Poughkeepsie last week.  It was there for hours and then someone must have rescued it.  This is the only kind of whale that should make it to dry land...