Late Gowanus Dolphin Had Bigger Problems Than Pollution

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WINTER in Alcon Entertainment’s family adventure “DOLPHIN TALE,” a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
Photo: Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures/©2010 Alcon Film Fund LLC.

A necropsy of the dolphin that died on Friday in front of the entire bored-at-work Internet revealed that the animal was about 25 to 30 years old and suffered from kidney stones and parasites, DNAinfo reports. As wretched as that toilet water is, the marine biologist on the case said the sweet creature was just "a very compromised individual that happened to find itself at that location," which actually describes most people in Brooklyn.