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A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal with (Credit: AP)

A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal with debris on its nose in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Dolphin stuck in Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn dies

A dolphin found swimming Friday in the murky waters of Brooklyn's Gowanus Canal died in the early evening after the NYPD and marine biologists from the Riverhead Foundation tried to help it. (Jan. 25, 2013)

A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal with
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A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal with debris on its nose in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus
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Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus Canal as a common dolphin comes up for air after getting stuck in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

A common dolphin comes up for air after
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A common dolphin comes up for air after getting stuck in a section of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

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Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus
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Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus Canal as a common dolphin comes up for air after getting stuck in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal in
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A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. The New York City Police Dept. said animal experts were waiting to see if the dolphin would leave on its own during the evening's high tide. If not, they plan to lend a hand on Saturday morning. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Two plain clothed New York Coty Policemen stand
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Two plain clothed New York Coty Policemen stand on the side of the Gowanus Canal as a common dolphin comes up for air after getting stuck in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

A man takes a photo of a common
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A man takes a photo of a common dolphin as it comes up for air after getting stuck in a section of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus
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Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus Canal as a common dolphin as it comes up for air after getting stuck Brooklyn. Officials are waiting till high tide in the hopes that the stuck dolphin will be able to free itself from the canal. (Jan. 25, 2013)

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A member of the New York State Marine
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A member of the New York State Marine Mammal and Sea Turtle Rescue Program stands at the side of the Gowanus Canal where a common dolphin managed to get stuck in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus
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Officials stand on the side of the Gowanus Canal as a common dolphin comes up for air after getting stuck in Brooklyn. (Jan. 25, 2013)

A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal in
(Credit: AP)

A dolphin surfaces in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn. The New York City Police Dept. said animal experts were waiting to see if the dolphin would leave on its own during the evening's high tide. (Jan. 25, 2013)

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