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: Vigil Planned For 17-Year-Old Who Drowned At Dedham Graduation Party
A passerby scooped the chick up, and brought Peanut to the MSPCA Boston adoption center.READ MORE: Chipmunk Wanted For 'Burglarizing' Pelham NH Police Department
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: Police: Woburn Man Who Just Received License To Carry Accidentally Shoots Friend While Showing New Gun
The MSPCA said this time of year they often see an increase in bird surrenders.