February 11, 2016 3:15 pm
Updated: February 11, 2016 3:27 pm

Grey seal pup hit by vehicle in Nova Scotia being treated for injuries

In a video screengrab, an injured grey seal pup, tentatively named Sammy, arrives at Hope for Wildlife in Seaforth, N.S., Thursday, Feb.11, 2016 after being hit by a vehicle.

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A grey seal pup that was hit by a vehicle on a Nova Scotia road is being treated for serious injuries at a wildlife centre.

The injured seal arrived at Hope for Wildlife in Seaforth early Thursday afternoon after spending the night in a nearby emergency A grey seal pup that was hit by a vehicle on a Nova Scotia road is being treated for serious injuries at a wildlife centre.

The injured seal arrived at Hope for Wildlife in Seaforth earlyclinic.

The facility’s operator, Hope Swinimer, says the marine mammal was found on a road in Pictou County by an RCMP officer late Wednesday.

Swinimer says the 20-day-old seal pup, tentatively named Sammy, has an injured pelvis and is underweight.

She says if he survives, he’ll stay at Hope for Wildlife until he’s fully rehabilitated – roughly four to five months.

The grey seal pup with dark spots was given water and was resting in a tub at the facility Thursday afternoon amongst fleece blankets.

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