2004-02-27 / Community

Harbor Seal Visits Broad Channel

Harbor Seal Visits Broad Channel


A Harbor Seal hauled itself up on the ice off Broad Channel last Tuesday. An NYPD Harbor Unit came by to rescue the seal, but a number of Broad Channel residents beat them to it. Local environmentalists say that Harbor Seals love the ice and are a common sight in this area during the winter months. Pictured, the seal on the ice.A Harbor Seal hauled itself up on the ice off Broad Channel last Tuesday. An NYPD Harbor Unit came by to rescue the seal, but a number of Broad Channel residents beat them to it. Local environmentalists say that Harbor Seals love the ice and are a common sight in this area during the winter months. Pictured, the seal on the ice.
Eddie Bestafka (right) and Shawn Cavanaugh row out to rescue the Harbor Seal.Eddie Bestafka (right) and Shawn Cavanaugh row out to rescue the Harbor Seal.Eddie Bestafka chases the seal back into the water.Eddie Bestafka chases the seal back into the water.

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