Marine biologists are on the scene and say the whale appears to be in good health. They also say the whale will be hard to coax away from the Gowanus unless he/she actually wants to leave.
It's probably nothing to worry about unless the whale shows up in Park Slope pushing a double-wide stroller.Previously: Breaking: Whale in the Gowanus Canal.
UPDATE: Sludgie died late Wednesday afternoon. WCBS-TV also points out that the whale was in Gowanus Bay, but not the canal itself.
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