Go Back   New Orleans Saints - blackandgold.com > Main > Everything Else
Shop Horizontal

Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

this is a discussion within the Everything Else Community Forum; It’s no croc — investigators are scrambling to nab the snake in the grass responsible for abandoning an astonishing seven alligators across Long Island in the past 30 days. So far, officials remain dumbfounded by the glut of gators. “It ...

Like Tree4Likes

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-28-2012, 04:17 PM   #1
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 16,635
Blog Entries: 27
Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

It’s no croc — investigators are scrambling to nab the snake in the grass responsible for abandoning an astonishing seven alligators across Long Island in the past 30 days.
So far, officials remain dumbfounded by the glut of gators.
“It seems like someone with a sense of humor. Maybe it’s a University of Florida fan and they’re spreading the word,” speculated Dr. Russell Burke, a Hofstra University herpetologist.
The first gator was nabbed on a lawn in Mastic on Sept. 28, according to Suffolk SPCA Chief Roy Gross, who said another was corralled on Oct. 1 at the Great Rock Golf Course in Wading River; two more on Oct. 2 and 3 in a Waldbaum’s parking lot in Baldwin; another on Oct. 7 outside an Applebee’s in Shirley; and one more on Oct. 20 in Lily Pond Park in Lake Ronkonkoma. Another was caught in the past few weeks in Yaphank, he said.
All the critters were American alligators, a species not indigenous to Long Island — except maybe on pocketbooks and high heels.


Read more: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island | Fox News

Said Pope Benedict: "WOW ... that ring is bigger than mine!!!"

SmashMouth is offline   Reply With Quote
Latest Blogs
Is this Manning's last Hurrah? Last Blog: 04-16-2014 By: SmashMouth


Landry over Beckham Jr. Last Blog: 04-12-2014 By: joker-saint


Saints Free Agency 2014 Last Blog: 03-11-2014 By: SmashMouth


Old 10-30-2012, 09:41 PM   #2
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Colorado Springs Co
Posts: 2,479
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

They made their way down from Lake Placid..... That damn Betty White
Ashley is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-30-2012, 10:48 PM   #3
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: San Francisco, CA
Posts: 10,821
Blog Entries: 5
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

Reminds me of Silas - The Great Escape. It's a book about an alligator who gets flushed down the toilet and plots his escape from the sewers of New York.

Man.

Flashback from when I was a wee little tyke. Anybody else remember that book?
mutineer10 likes this.
saintfan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2012, 01:45 AM   #4
Resident Swede
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Märsta, Sweden
Posts: 4,719
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

Dropping alligators in an inhabited area where nobody expects them sounds quite dangerous. Especially for kids.
Crusader is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2012, 04:55 AM   #5
1000 Posts +
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: "Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice"
Posts: 4,241
Blog Entries: 15
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

... winter would kill them off, wouldn't it?
SloMotion is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2012, 07:58 AM   #6
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: The Woodlands
Posts: 16,635
Blog Entries: 27
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

Maybe Sandy moved them elsewhere...
SmashMouth is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-31-2012, 09:35 AM   #7
Site Donor
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: New Orleans, LA
Posts: 10,847
Blog Entries: 43
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

saintfan and mutineer10 like this.
Halo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2012, 10:31 AM   #8
1000 Posts +
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Shreveport, LA
Posts: 4,060
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

Just another day at the park here in Louisiana.
Srgt. Hulka is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2012, 09:16 PM   #9
Moderator
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: New Haven Ct
Posts: 17,551
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

Swamp People Long Island style.
QBREES9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-03-2012, 11:30 PM   #10
Site Donor
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Gonzales, LA
Posts: 1,737
Re: Investigators looking for clues as alligators are popping up on Long Island

Originally Posted by saintfan View Post
Reminds me of Silas - The Great Escape. It's a book about an alligator who gets flushed down the toilet and plots his escape from the sewers of New York.

Man.

Flashback from when I was a wee little tyke. Anybody else remember that book?
I remember that one, damned if I know why or how! Apparently Silas met a ladygator down there in the sewers!
mutineer10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:28 AM.


Copyright 1997 - 2013 - BlackandGold.com
no new posts