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Another Long Island alligator gets new home

Joseph Yaiullo, curator and co-founder of L.I Aquarium

Joseph Yaiullo, curator and co-founder of L.I Aquarium and Exhibition Center in Riverhead, holds a two-year-old American alligator, discovered at the Great Rock Golf Course in Wading River. This is the fourth gator found roaming Long Island in five days. (Oct. 5, 2012) Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

An alligator found Monday on a Wading River golf course -- one of four young gators discovered roaming free on Long Island in five days -- has a new home at a Riverhead aquarium.

Jessica Eibs-Stankaitis, the animal control officer for the Town of Riverhead who captured the 21/2-foot-long gator at the Great Rock Golf Club, said Friday it was taken to the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition...

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