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Where to see animals on Long Island

(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Whether you want to pet a goat, spy on osprey, swim with sharks or just view the unusual - Long Island has a furred, four-legged critter, bird, reptile or fish that should suit your fancy.

Here are few places you can get a closer peek at nature. Before you go, be aware that petting animals is off-limits at some places - as is feeding them at most. While most facilities have hand-washing stations, it's a good idea to bring your own moist towelettes or hand sanitizers for quick cleanups.

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