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A dead minke whale washed ashore at Robert Moses State Park on July 8, 2015. (Credit: Handout)

Officials: Whale Washed Ashore On Long Island Likely Hit By Ship

The whale did also have a number of shark bites, but Digiovanni said he believes the shark bites came after the whale’s death.


A dead minke whale was found on the beach at Robert Moses State Park on July 8, 2015. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Minke Whale Found On Long Island Beach; Death Being Probed

The whale appeared to have shark bites, but that may have happened after it died.


Members of U.S. Coast Guard and Riverhead Foundation free 800-pound sea turtle. (credit: Riverhead Foundation/Facebook)

800-Pound Turtle Freed From Lobster Trap In East Hampton

The 5-foot-long reptile got entangled off Gardiners Island around 3 p.m. Sunday.


A Risso's dolphin rescued from a sandbar near Oak Beach. (credit: Riverhead Foundation/Facebook)

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.


A newly born Yangtze finless porpoise swims with his mother at the Hydrobiology Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Wuhan of Hubei Province, China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

Porpoise Released On Long Island 6 Months After Stranding Himself

A porpoise named Noodle was released off Long Island this weekend, six months after he stranded himself off the coast of Maine.


Dolphin in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn - Jan. 25, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Necropsy Reveals Dolphin That Died In Gowanus Canal Had String Of Health Problems

The male dolphin was hampered by kidney stones, gastric ulcers and parasites, according to Kimberly Durham of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.


Trapped Turtle (credit: U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Katie Sand.)

Coast Guard Frees Trapped Turtle In Montauk Harbor

A Coast Guard crew conducting training exercises near Montauk Harbor on Long Island has rescued a 5-foot sea turtle that was tangled in a buoy line.