RYE, N.H. (WBZ NewsRadio) — According to the " target="_blank">Seacoast Science Center Marine Mammal Rescue, a determined seal has been trying to cross the road near Ocean Boulevard in Rye again. They're now asking for donations to get the animal back to full health and back into the ocean.
The SSC rehabilitation center said it took the seal into its care early Saturday morning, after it was seen stranded on the streets of Rye, N.H. for the fourth day in a row.
This follows a warning from local police on Friday for drivers to watch out for the seal if they were planning to drive through the area.
(SSC Marine Mammal Rescue/Facebook)
According to the Rescue's Facebook page, the seal has lost two pounds in two days, he is exhausted and dehydrated, and has a painful injury to his left eye. All donations will go to pay for medical supplies and transportation costs associated with caring for the seal.
As of Saturday afternoon, the SSC Marine Mammal Rescue had raised more than $1300.
You can donate by clicking here.