An alligator was turned over to the Suffolk County SPCA Wednesday, making it the 19th to be turned in or found in the area in a little over a year, authorities said.
The 2-foot-long American alligator was turned in by its owner, who missed the amnesty day a few weeks ago, according to Suffolk SPCA. Rescuers retrieved the reptile from a home in Miller Place.
The alligator appeared to be in good health and will be given to a licensed reptile facility.
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