Lights, camera, action! Pet Porpoise Pool seal, Cindy, begins filming of the new Lotto advertisement. In this scene Cindy check
Lights, camera, action! Pet Porpoise Pool seal, Cindy, begins filming of the new Lotto advertisement. In this scene Cindy check

Cindy seals TV deal



COFFS HARBOUR'S city centre yesterday turned a touch Hollywood as the region's newest star took her place in front of the camera.

No stranger to performing in front of an audience, Cindy always new she would make it in showbiz ? and maybe even one day be to seals what Flipper is to dolphins.

It seems this dream for the mother of two may be closer to becoming reality after scoring a starring role in NSW Lotteries new Lotto television advertisement.

While those involved in the new campaign want to remain tight-lipped on Cindy's role, they can reveal that she is the star, alongside the big red ball, of course.

Close friend and chief executive officer of the Pet Porpoise Pool (where Cindy calls home), Paige Sinclair said she always new Cindy was destined for big things.

"Cindy is a very clever seal with and outgoing personality. She loves to go out and show off her stuff," Ms Sinlcair said.

And is there any truth to those rumours that Cindy is a bit of a diva?

"Not al all. She is a professional and performed as the perfect star," Ms Sinclair said, though did admit a reward of fish was always kept on hand for the star.

The new advertising campaign will be launched across the State in the coming months.

The Pet Porpoise Pool will be closed today for the second day of filming. Doors will reopen tomorrow, with Cindy returning to her day job of entertaining all who visit the park.



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