Alligator turned in at Suffolk County SPCA "amnesty day" event on Nov. 9, 2014 (credit: CBS2)

Alligator, Turtles Turned In At Suffolk County SPCA Event

The amnesty initiative was aimed at getting illegal reptiles and amphibians into a controlled environment where they can be cared for properly.


Pet Shop Theft Suspect

Turtles, Koi Fish, Chicken Stolen From L.I. Pet Shop

Thirteen small turtles, numerous koi fish and a chicken were recently stolen from a pet shop on Long Island.


Turtles are in abundance this summer in Central Park, mostly due to a later egg-laying season, experts said. (Photo: CBS 2)

Turtlemania! Shelled Friends Popping Up All Over, Especially In Central Park

Summer is a time to take it slow — and some are really taking that to heart. Turtles are popping up all over the Tri-State Area, from airport tarmacs to park pathways


Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Man And Woman Fall Through Ice While Hunting For Turtles

A man and woman were out of the hospital Sunday, after they fell through the ice in the Passaic River while turtle hunting.


Turtles are popping up all over Central Park. (Clipart)

Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Turtles & Petting Zoos

The Center for Disease Control has issued a warning for parents with young children about a national outbreak of salmonella infections linked to turtles and petting zoos.