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UPDATE: Dolphin stranded in the Gowanus Canal dies
News Heather Chin 1/25/2013 at 7:01PM

Update 7 p.m. — The dolphin that had been stranded all day in the murky and poisonous waters of the Gowanus Canal finally succumbed to its injuries, dying at around 6 p.m. tonight ——- Earlier —– Emergency crews are attempting to rescue a stranded dolphin that has been bobbing up and down and swimming in the [...]

UPDATE: Whale that washed ashore and died in Queens could pose health threat
UPDATE: Whale that washed ashore and died in Queens could pose health threat
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/28/2012 at 3:15PM

A beached whale that washed up in Breezy Point this morning, may be near death, the New York Times reported Wednesday afternoon. According to police, the whale was found alive around 10:40 a.m. at Beach 216th Street and Palmer Drive. NYPD and FDNY personnel, including members of the Point Breeze Volunteer Fire Department, were spraying water [...]