Doomed Dolphin Speaks to New York's Vibrant Wildlife

Brian Switek, following up on the sad story of the Gowanus Canal dolphin for National Geographic:

Of course, New York City’s whales, seals, and occasional manatee can only skirt the city along its shores and canals. You likely won’t see a seal caterpillaring its way along Broadway.

Yet the city’s interior also hosts a strange accumulation of wildlife, including native animals that are carving out spaces for themselves in the concrete corridors and exotic species that we have introduced to city life.

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