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Suffolk SPCA

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

(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