‘Shoebert’ the show seal leaves Beverly Pond, waddles to police station

[ad_1]

A gray seal that has become a sight in Beverly crawled out of the freshwater pond where it attracts onlookers and waddled over to watch the city police station. The seal, nicknamed Shoebert, was first spotted at Shoe Pond last week, on the west side of the Cummings Center business park. As NOAA Fisheries and local animal control officers monitored the animal, it decided early Friday to move away from the pond. the pond and walked through the Cummings Center parking lot and came to the side door of the police station for assistance,” the police department posted on Facebook. All Midnight Beverly Animal Control Team, members of NOAA, the International Fund for Animal Welfare and the Beverly Fire Department came to the rescue of the seal. “We were able to get Shoebert into a special wildlife carrier without incident. Shoebert appeared to be in good health and was a little sassy early in the morning,” the department said. The seal was taken to the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut for observation ahead of its future release into the wild. “Thank you Shoebert for trusting in the BPD, you will be deeply missed by your friends here. Over the past week, you have brought much joy and happiness to our town. Feel free to come back and visit anytime!” the department posted.

A gray seal that has become a sight in Beverly crawled out of the freshwater pond where it attracts onlookers and waddled over to watch the city police station.

The seal, nicknamed Shoebert, was first spotted at Shoe Pond last week, on the west side of the Cummings Center business park.

As NOAA Fisheries and local animal control officers monitored the animal, it decided early Friday to move away from the pond.

Property of Hearstbeverly police

Seal Shoebert goes to the Beverly Police Station.

“Around 2:30 a.m. (Friday), we had a visit from everyone’s favorite seal, Shoebert. Shoebert got out of the pond and walked through the Cummings Center parking lot and came to the side door of the police station for help,” police posted on Facebook.

The entire Midnight Crew, Beverly Animal Control, members of NOAA, the International Fund for Animal Welfare and the Beverly Fire Department came to the rescue of the seal.

“We were able to get Shoebert onto a special wildlife carrier without incident. Shoebert appeared to be in good health and was a little sassy early in the morning,” the department said.

beverly seal

beverly police

Officers load the seal into a carrier to take it to Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut.

The seal was taken to the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut for viewing ahead of its future release into the wild.

“Thank you Shoebert for having faith in the BPD, you will miss your friends here deeply. Over the past week, you have brought much joy and happiness to our city. Please feel free to come back and visit any when !” the department posted.

[ad_2]
cnn-usa

Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.
Back to top button