Villages

In two cases, lacerations showed that fishing nets or lines could be the culprits
Members of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation tried to rescue a bottlenose dolphin from Three Mile Harbor on Oct. 3, but it proved too sick to help. Dell Cullum
A team from the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society, with help from East Hampton Town Marine Patrol, collected a dolphin found dead on Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett on Saturday. Gabrielle L. McGee
Dell Cullum

A busy day at Main Beach. Matthew Charron





A box turtle Susan Dusenberry

Jeff Williams and Murray were among the participants at a previous year's Stroll to the Sea, an Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons fund-raiser, happening Saturday morning in East Hampton. Durell Godfrey

A message in a bottle crosses the Atlantic
The message in a bottle cast out to sea in 2008 by Eric Perez, then a Montauk student, washed up on the shores of Normandy, France, in late August. Courtesy of La Presse de la Manche 9