Injured dolphin dies after being stranded in polluted New York City canal

(Photo: Richard Drew / AP)

An injured dolphin that became stranded in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal died Friday, officials said.

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Dolphin stranded in New York canal

(Photo: NBC New York)

Authorities in New York City have responded to a dolphin that’s become stranded in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal Friday. 

Live helicopter video from NBCNewYork.com showed the sea mammal bobbing up and down in the canal’s murky water — which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency declared a Superfund site in 2010 because it contained a ”century’s worth” of pollutants.

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