Early shopping? Beaver spotted looking at Christmas decorations in a Maryland store

  • A beaver was captured while looking at Christmas decorations in a store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland
  • The animal entered through the front door of the shop and went straight to the decorations section
  • St. Mary’s County Sheriff Office said they received a call about the destructive customer and was asked to call animal care

Who says Christmas is only for people?

A beaver was captured looking at Christmas decorations in a store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland.

In an article written by Elizabeth of Bored Panda, it was disclosed that the animal was able to enter through the front door and went straight to the Christmas decoration section.

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff Office said they received a call about the destructive customer and was asked to call animal care.

“Cpl. Yingling had a unique call for service when the suspect, pictured, was witnessed causing prop. destruction at a store in Char. Hall,” the sheriff’s office posted on Twitter.

St. Mary's Sheriff
Images captured from St. Mary’s Sheriff post via Twitter


“The suspect attempted to flee the area but was apprehended by Animal Control. As a law enforcement officer, you just never know what your next call might be,” the department noted.

Many social media users liked the post; some also commented on the set of photos.

Later on, the authorities disclosed that the beaver is currently in good hands.

“He was rescued safely and is with wildlife rehabilitation,” Sheriff said.

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