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    Whales dazzle Monmouth County beachgoers

     Whale breaches off Sea Bright (left;

    Whale breaches off Sea Bright (left; "Michael N. Denise Hannigan‎" via Facebook) and Asbury Park (@spifunkey via Instagram).

    Whales put on a show for Monmouth County beachgoers over the holiday weekend.

    JSHN contributors captured images of breaching whales off Sea Bright and Asbury Park. 

    According to the Brigantine-based Marine Mammal Stranding Center (MMSC), the images are of humpback whales. 

    “There are quite a few of them in the area, which is common this time of year,” said Danielle Brown, a MMSC field stranding technician.

    Check out videos of the breaching whales here and here

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