The bags were found Monday by highway workers on a ramp connecting Interstates 95 and 287 in Rye, police said.
Police theorized the animals may have been legitimately euthanized at an area shelter or shelters, and given to a contractor to cremate or bury them.
Looking to meet your purrfect match? Head to Manhattan’s Upper West Side this weekend for the ASPCA Mega Match-A-Thon presented in conjunction with the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals.
Students at some of Long Island’s elite private schools are doing their learning alongside gentle animals; it’s part of a philosophy to educate the heart as well as the mind.
In an effort to ensure that these pets find loving, forever homes, all of the adoption centers profiled below have comprehensive websites that allow potential pet parents to browse for furry friends.
You’ve heard of the Real Housewives of New York. Now meet the Real Chicks of Central Park.
Wild animals have been struggling to survive this harsh winter as nature’s bounty remains buried under hard-packed ice and snow leaving their major source of food, such as nuts and seeds, out of reach.
Police say the owner of The Animal Hut in Mastic reported that someone broke into the store and stole a 3-foot-long American alligator, three albino boa constrictors, and a 5-foot-long Argentine red tegu, a type of lizard.
On the banks of the Hudson River in Montrose, eagles are flying around George’s Island.
New Jersey environmental officials want to add five species to the state’s endangered list and reclassify the bald eagle and seven other types of birds.
The Bronx Zoo’s newest star, a baby aardvark, made his grand debut for zoo-goers Friday.
Did you hear the interview with Dr. Steven Sanderson, the president and chief executive officer of the Wildlife Conservation Society?
Dog owners say a town leash law will put an end to socializing and exercising, so critical for dogs.
Some shelters are caught in a financial and space squeeze, thanks to a runaway pit bull population.
At One Lincoln Plaza, dog owners say they understand that some pooches are out of control and not everyone is a dog lover.