Is it too much to ask for a little alone time? Perhaps it is, if you’re a stray elephant seal leaving a trail of destruction in your wake while trying to find some peace and quiet.

Found in a backyard in Tasmania’s Bruny Island, “Molly” — the seal in question — tried dodging photographers by taking some shortcuts through residential fences after being caught loitering in private property.

Residents told Tasmanian paper The Mercury the seal had broken into a backyard in Adventure Bay, destroying property in the process. Witnesses said the seal was about 2.5 metres long. Read more…

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