Riverhead Foundation Rescues Dolphin From Sandbar Near Oak Beach The Risso's dolphin is a 9-foot, 600-pound female. Staff from the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation made the rescue Thursday near Oak Beach with help from the Coast Guard.
Necropsy Reveals Dolphin That Died In Gowanus Canal Had String Of Health ProblemsThe male dolphin was hampered by kidney stones, gastric ulcers and parasites, according to Kimberly Durham of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.
2 Whales Found Beached On East Hampton ShoreTwo whales were found beached Sunday on separate stretches on the shores of East Hampton.
30-Pound Loggerhead Sea Turtle Caught Off Canarsie PierThe turtle has been taken to the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation where veterinarians will try to remove a hook that has become lodged in the animal's esophagus.
Large Whale Washes Ashore In Atlantic Beach, Long Island; Likely Hit By Passing ShipA finback whale that washed up dead on a New York beach likely was killed when it was hit by a passing ship.