Rowing team spots harbor seal in Hudson River


A harbor seal has been spotted in the Hudson River over the past several days, and a local rowing team got s close look at it.

The Friends of Albany Rowing team spotted the seal during on eof their afternoon practices. They describe it as a spiritual and special experience.

The DEC saying:

During the winter, harbor seals are found in lower New York Harbor, but these seals do travel this far up the Hudson from time to time following food.

The DEC is asking anyone who has spotted the seal to email them location information and photos to

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