BOSTON (CBS) – It remains unclear why the chicken crossed the road. But in this case, a Good Samaritan made sure they did so safely.
The MSPCA at Nevins Farm said a 3-week-old chick named Peanut that weighs just over three ounces was attempting to cross busy Route 1 in Saugus.READ MORE: Woman Killed, Man Hurt In Dorchester Shooting
A passerby scooped the chick up, and brought Peanut to the MSPCA Boston adoption center.READ MORE: 2 Massachusetts Men Killed In Fiery Las Vegas Crash
The organization said it is a “minor miracle” that Peanut was spotted and saved.
“It still amazes us that he wasn’t hit by a car, especially since he’s nearly impossible to spot from behind the wheel,” Rachel Diersen of MSPCA at Nevins Farm said.MORE NEWS: Annissa Essaibi George: Any Suggestions Of Ties To Donald Trump Are 'Gross Statement'
The MSPCA said this time of year they often see an increase in bird surrenders.