The death of a dolphin in a city canal shines a light on the coyotes, caimans and boas that call New York home.
A dolphin that meandered into a polluted urban canal has died.
NEW YORK (AP) ? A marine biologist says an aging dolphin that was stranded in a polluted New York canal and died there was ill and might not have survived anywhere.
While the contaminated waters of the Gowanus Canal "didn't help," the biologist who performed the necropsy said, the dolphin's death seemed to be due to chronic health problems, including kidney damage and stomach ulcers. The animal had not eaten for some time.
NEW YORK (AP) ? The wayward dolphin that meandered into a polluted New York canal and died is undergoing a post-mortem exam.
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - The carcass of a dolphin that died after becoming mired in a notoriously toxic New York City canal has been removed and will be sent for a necropsy, a marine research group said on Saturday. The animal, a common dolphin, was first spotted in Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal on Friday morning, where it was described as looking disoriented and unwell as it struggled ...
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