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PHOTOS: A Whale And A Cruise Ship Collided In New York Harbor

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.08.2014 | Green

A massive dead whale that washed ashore in Brooklyn Sunday was struck by a large cruise ship in New York harbor, officials confirmed Tuesday. Now inve...

LOOK! Arctic Seal Spotted On New York City Beach

| Posted 03.06.2014 | Green

By Aidan Gardiner and Katie Honan QUEENS — A young arctic seal frolicked on Rockaway Beach Thursday to molt his coat and enjoy the sun, officials s...

PHOTOS: Dolphin Rescued Off New York Shore

AP | Posted 08.07.2013 | New York

OAK BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — A dolphin has been rescued from a sandbar off the southern shore of Long Island. The Risso's dolphin is a 9-fo...

PHOTO: Seal Pup Rescued On Long Island

AP | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- A 3-day-old harbor seal pup has been rescued on New York's Long Island and taken to a marine mammal hospital. The Riverhead Founda...

Officials: Toxic Canal Likely Didn't Kill Dolphin

| Posted 03.31.2013 | New York

By Leslie Albrecht, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer GOWANUS -- The dolphin whose lonely death in the filthy Gowanus Canal broke hearts nationwide probabl...

PHOTO: Beached Whale In Breezy Point

Posted 12.27.2012 | New York

A live whale washed ashore in Breezy Point, Queens Wednesday morning. Update: Officials say the whale is likely to die, as rescuers struggle to sa...

Lee Speigel

Mystery River Creatures Surface On Both Sides Of The Atlantic

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 11.16.2011 | Weird News

Was it an unknown marine monster that raised its head above the surface of the River Mersey in England on May 25? And what was the mysterious 7-foot-l...