• Wily seal that cruised to pond surrenders at police station

    7 days ago - By Boston Herald

    BEVERLY - A gray seal that wandered into a Massachusetts pond and evaded authorities' attempts to capture him turned himself in Friday after waddling up to the local police station.
    The gray seal first appeared earlier this month in Shoe Pond in the city of Beverly, northeast of Boston. The animal is believed to have traveled to the pond from the sea via a river and drainage pipes.
    The seal quickly became a local attraction and was even named “Shoebert” after his chosen pond.
    Firefighters and wildlife experts used boats and giant nets in an effort to capture the wily animal Thursday, but...
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