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An alligator that was found at a home in Islip, NY. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

SPCA: Alligator Found At Home In Islip

The alligator was spotted in a tank Friday when police were in the Islip home on an unrelated matter.

11/16/2013

Suffolk County officials are being trained to come face-to-face with dangerous reptiles. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Reptile Training Under Way For Suffolk County Officials

Suffolk SPCA chief Roy Gross said the training is crucial, given the spike of reptiles turning up on Long Island.

11/08/2013

Suffolk County Alligator

Long Island Homeowner Turns In 2-Foot Alligator

Animal welfare crews rescued a 2-foot alligator from a home in Suffolk County this week.

10/09/2013

Alligator found in Southampton (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

2-Foot Alligator Found In Westchester County Pond

Police say the 22-inch amphibian was seen roaming around Wilson’s Woods Park last week. They say police searched for an hour Friday for the alligator after someone snapped a photo of the creature.

08/18/2013

Alligator (file / credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Saturday Is Reptile And Amphibian Amnesty Day On Long Island

It might have been cute when you first got it, but now that snake, lizard, or alligator may be a little to much to handle. If that’s your situation, Saturday is the day for your day.

04/26/2013

Alligators Found In Suffolk County (credit: Suffolk County SPCA Facebook)

Four Gators Found In Suffolk County Ahead Of Illegal Reptile Turn-In Event

A New York man enjoying his morning cup of coffee Friday stumbled upon four alligators near a Long Island boat ramp.

04/21/2013

Alligator found in Southampton (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Report: Another Alligator Found On Long Island

Yet another alligator has been found on Long Island, this time in the window well of a home in the Hamptons.

11/11/2012

Alligator found in Shirley shopping center Oct. 7, 2012 (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Alligator Found On Long Island, Total Found In October Climbs To Six

Another alligator has been found on Long Island. The latest gator was found in Lilly Pond Park in Ronkonkoma.

10/20/2012

This Boa Constrictor was recovered in Mastic on Oct. 10, 2012. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Boa Constrictor Found At Mastic Intersection

Chief Roy Gross of the SPCA said the animal was alive, but wouldn’t have been able to survive the cold weather.

10/10/2012

Alligator found in Shirley shopping center Oct. 7, 2012 (credit: Suffolk SPCA)

Reward Offered After Fifth Abandoned Gator Found Wandering On Long Island

A three-foot-long gator was found inside a container in the parking lot of the Applebees Shopping Center in Shirley on Sunday, according to the Suffolk County SPCA.

10/07/2012

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Fourth Alligator Discovered On L.I. Taken To Riverhead Aquarium

There’s a snappy mystery still unfolding on Long Island. Someone has been dumping gators in several neighborhoods. Yes, gators, as in alligators. And the thought of them roaming free has residents a little skittish.

10/05/2012

An alligator that was found walking in the parking lot of a Pathmark supermarket in Baldwin, NY on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 (credit: Handout via Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Second Gator Found In Baldwin Supermarket Parking Lot; Nassau SPCA Offers Reward

Two alligators were found in the parking lot of a Baldwin Pathmark store, one on Tuesday evening and one Wednesday afternoon, police said.

10/03/2012

Police say a 3.5-foot alligator was found inside a Brooklyn couple’s home on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Brooklyn Couple Charged After Live Gator Found In Home

The 3.5-foot gator was found Monday in a couple’s home on West 6th Street.

10/02/2012

Alligator found on Mastic Beach lawn (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Alligator Found On Front Lawn Of Mastic Beach, L.I. Home

An alligator was found crawling on the front lawn of a home on Moriches Drive in Mastic Beach Friday morning.

09/28/2012

(credit: Suffolk County Sheriff's Office)

Police Rescue Alligator On Long Island Expressway

Suffolk County police said a motorist spotted the gator on Monday in East Yaphank, in the eastbound shoulder of the highway.

05/17/2011

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