GREENPOINT, Brooklyn (PIX11)- Brooklyn residents got quite a shock on Sunday after something incredibly rare came ashore in Greenpoint.
This adorable baby seal was found sunning itself this afternoon along the Newton Creek nature walk.
A group of teens spotted the little guy and called police.
The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation says the seal appeared to be in good shape.
Harp seals are a very rare sight in this part of Brooklyn.
On Thursday, a seal was spotted on Rockaway Beach.
In fact since January 1st there have been 25 reports of harp seals in the New York area.