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Alligator Found in Yaphank Lake in Suffolk County

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Suffolk County SPCA Offers $1,000.00 Reward for Information on Abandoned Alligator.

Yaphank, NY - June 7, 2014 - The Suffolk County SPCA is offering a one thousand dollar reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for abandoning a baby alligator in Mill Pond, Yaphank.
 
Yesterday a call came into the SCSPCA Office from NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation that there was an abandoned alligator found near a canoe by a homeowner on Yaphank-Middle Island Rd in Yaphank. The alligator was a yearling, about 15 inches long and it bit the homeowner when he tried to pick it up near his docked boat.
 
Chief Roy Gross of the Suffolk County SPCA said that alligators are a danger  to the public. Gross said this is the first alligator captured this season in addition to the one turned in at the amnesty day in May. "There were 20 alligators last year that were recovered plus other reptiles. It is a crime to abandon reptiles & animals", Gross said.  "Alligators do not make good pets."
 
 
Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffolk County SPCA at 631-382-7722.  All calls will be kept confidential.
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