Mary Ellen says it looked like she caught a wood duck in mid-sneeze the other day on the Jamaica Plain side of Leverett Pond.
UPDATE: State officials now say the deer was not a pet; she moved into somebody's backyard and the homeowner didn't even know she was there.
State Environmental Police report:
Today, January 13, 2016, Massachusetts Environmental Police officers and members of the agency’s Large Animal Response Team (LART) executed a search warrant in East Boston to remove a white tail deer that was suspected of being kept as a pet.
Spotted this little chirper on the Greenway near the InterContinental today. Anybody know what kind of bird it is?
Nate Russell snapped this visitor today on a little ledge outside his company's offices on Memorial Drive in Cambridge. "We've seen him before in the trees but never this close," he reports.
A roving UHub photographer on the way back from Home Depot spotted this coyote roaming Caspar Street in West Roxbury around 12:20 p.m. today.
John Gage actually photographed three seals off Castle Island, including this guy.
MC Slim JB spotted this pheasant by the Loews Hotel on Berkeley Street today.
Eileen Murphy recently spotted this snowy owl that seems to have taken up residence at Castle Island. She reports it seemed to be eyeing her small dog as a snack.
Mary Ellen spotted this bald eagle at Jamaica Pond this week.
MadTy spotted this seal in the harbor off the Black Falcon pier yesterday.
Not this squirrel, spotted by PatrickWBP in the Public Garden today.
David Harris captured the uneasy standoff at a T stop in Brookline this morning.
Harry Mattison got a great shot of a hawk on a fence in Allston today - holding the carcass of whatever it was planning to eat.
That's not something you see every day.
A squirrel that had found what looked like a large wad of dough near Jamaica Pond yesterday scampered up a tree and thought he'd get to eat his prize in peace, only to have a nosy photographer with a zoom lens stand there taking pictures of him.