A beaver snuck into a local dollar store in Charlotte Hall, Maryland, apparently trying to find the best Christmas decorations:

According to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff Office, the beaver strolled right in through the front door and began tearing up a slew of discounted decor — but witnesses said the animal simply appeared to be in search for a Christmas tree.

“As an law enforcement officer, you just never know what you’re next call might be,” the sheriff’s office wrote on its Facebook page Wednesday.

Officers eventually “apprehended” the beaver and brought it to a wildlife rehabilitation center unharmed, cops said.

The photos of the creature rummaging through the Christmas goods have since gone viral — sparking a slew of jokes on Facebook.

“He’s going to be in trouble with the wife when he goes home without the Christmas tree,” wrote one user.

“This would be a great advertisement for that tree company,” another added. “Our trees look so real even the beavers go after them.”

Maryland Christmas Beaver


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