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An Eastern Box Turtle similar to the one pictured here, escaped from the Inwood Park Nature Center. Park Rangers and Inwood residents are steeped in a neighborhood-wide turtle hunt. (credit: Suffolk County SPCA)

Park Rangers On The Lookout After Box Turtle Escapes From Inwood Park

A neighborhood-wide turtle hunt has been initiated for an eastern box turtle that made a daring escape from the Inwood Hill Park Nature Center on Thursday.

12/04/2011

This seagull was seen wandering on The Long Wharf in Sag Harbor with a dart that was apparently fired from a gun. The dart pierced the Seagulls head from front to back. (credit: Doug Kuntz/Suffolk County SPCA)

Seagulls Impaled With Dart, Arrow In Suffolk County; Reward Offered For Arrest

In what seems to be a rash of attacks against wildlife in Suffolk County, officials say two more seagulls have been injured, one from an arrow and another from a blow dart.

07/29/2011

Turtle (credit: CBS)

No Jail Time For NY Men Who Blew Up Turtle

The men and two alleged accomplices originally faced animal abuse charges, but those counts were dropped or downgraded, in part because the statute of limitations expired.

08/29/2010