Wildlife experts trying to catch alligator spotted in, near Peconic River

Officials are searching for another alligator crawling around Long Island waters. The gator was spotted on the bank of the Peconic River off Connecticut Avenue

A 4-foot long alligator has been reported lurking

A 4-foot long alligator has been reported lurking in the waters and brush of the Peconic River. (June 14, 2013 6:12 PM)

Wildlife experts are on the hunt for another alligator on Long Island. A 4-foot long alligator has been reported lurking in the waters and brush of the Peconic River. Authorities believe the reptile was a pet that got too big and was released into the wild. Bait has been set near the Connecticut Avenue Boat launch in Calverton to keep the gator in the area so he can be caught. Police have shut...

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