UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- If you are over the classics of New York City wildlife, (squirrels, pigeons, rats) you might be able to spot a special creature in the East River.
On Monday morning, a dolphin was seen swimming in the East River near 96th Street.
Dolphins are a rare sight in New York City waters, and this one appeared to be alone.
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However, there was another dolphin sighting in the Bronx River in January.
The New York City Parks Department said that a dolphin in the Bronx River showed that the river was a healthy habitat. They believe the dolphins found their way to the river in search of fish.
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