Sewer Alligator

A sewer alligator seen with its jaw open near the entrance to a sewer system.

The sewer alligator is a creature from New York City urban legends.  Sewer alligator folklore centers around claims about a population of alligators living in the city sewers. Accounts often add fanciful details such as alligators growing to monstrous proportions due to feeding on rodents or supposedly nutritious sewage garbage. Some accounts claim that blind … Read more