Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Picture Of The Day: Canal Cat, Canal Goslings

Little tuxedo cat spotted on an excursion on the Gowanus Canal yesterday.
Spotted at the 5th Street turning Basin
Thanks to Sean, Captain John and Leah of Riverkeeper for the boat excursion.

Here is another 'Gowanus Wildlife' photo, this one of a pair of geese with two little ones. Captain John explained to me that many of the little goslings born next to the Gowanus do not survive because their feathers get caked with oil and the coal tar that bubbles up from the bottom of the polluted waterway. Sadly, he has fished out quite a few that did not make it.
surface of the water right near where the goslings were swimming.

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