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“Alligators thriving in the sewers of New York City” –– one of the most famous and persistent urban myths. But could it be… true? Well, according to former Manhattan Borough Historian Michael Miscione, it’s at least “true-ish”! Learn more as he and Tania go down the manhole to find a truly epic tale of boys vs. beast.
Look at photos of this object and more at at https://www.cityreliquary.org/undiscarded-stuffedalligator
Learn more about the City Reliquary, its mission, and its collections at cityreliquary.org
In the city or just visiting? Stop by the Reliquary any Saturday or Sunday, noon to 6pm, 370 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn 11211
Learn more about Michael’s projects at https://nyc125.org/