‘Shoebert’ the show hall leaves Beverly pond, waddles to police station

A gray seal that has become a spectacle in Beverly crawled out of the freshwater pond where they were lounging around and staggered to see the city’s police station. The seal, nicknamed Shoebert, was first spotted last week at Shoe Pond Cummings Center, a business park. As NOAA Fisheries and local animal control monitored the animal, it decided to wander off the pond early Friday. pond and traveled through the Cummings Center parking lot and came to the side door of the police station for some help,” the police department posted on Facebook. The entire midnight shift, Beverly Animal Control, members of NOAA, International Fund for Animal Welfare and the Beverly Fire Department came to rescue seals. “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 in the early morning hours,” the department posted. The seal was taken to the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut for observation before its future release into the wild.” Thank you Shoebert for the trust in the BPD, you will be deeply missed by your friends here. In the past week, you have brought a lot of joy and happiness to our city. Feel free to come back and visit anytime!” the department posted.

A gray seal that has become a spectacle in Beverly crawled out of the freshwater pond where it was attracting onlookers and waddled to see the city’s police station.

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

As NOAA Fisheries and local animal control officials checked on the animal, it decided to wander off the pond early Friday.

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Shoebert th seal wanders to police station in Beverly.

“At about 2:30 (Friday) we had a visit from everyone’s favorite seal Shoebert. Shoebert made his way out of the pond and traveled through the Cummings Center parking lot and came to the side door of the police station for some help, ” the police posted on Facebook.

Throughout the midnight shift, Beverly Animal Control, members of NOAA, International Fund for Animal Welfare and the Beverly Fire Department came to the rescue of seals.

“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 in the early morning hours,” the department posted.

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

The seal was taken to the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut for observation before its future release into the wild.

“Thank you Shoebert for believing in the BPD, you will be deeply missed by your friends here. Over the past week you have brought a lot of joy and happiness to our town. Feel free to come back and visit anytime !” the department placed.