Top News

Seal visit draws plenty of attention in Clarenville

This seal drew lots of attention Friday, May 25, as people stopped along Cormack Drive in Clarenville to have a quick look.
This seal drew lots of attention Friday, May 25, as people stopped along Cormack Drive in Clarenville to have a quick look. - Mark Squibb

DFO says seal does not appear injured

CLARENVILLE, N.L.— A furry visitor drew plenty of attention along Cormack Drive in Clarenville today.

The seal has been hanging out since early morning, and residents, young and old alike, are stopping along Cormack Drive to have a look at the animal.

A Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) officer told The Packet that they checked out the scene, and that the seal appears to be in good health and in no need of assistance.

DFO also told The Packet that people ought to enjoy the animal at a distance, and if something happens that causes the animal to appear to be in distress or injured, to call the office at 466-8272.

Mark.squibb@thepacket.ca

Recent Stories