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Baby Ducks Rescued From Storm Drain in Front of Wilmington Plaza

Police, DPW workers and concerned citizens helped make the rescue possible.

Photo: Wilmington Police Department Facebook
Photo: Wilmington Police Department Facebook
Not everything was ducky for a group of birds as they attempted to cross Main Street in Wilmington. But the young feathered creatures turned out to be lucky ducks after a group of good citizens came to the rescue.

The Wilmington Police Department Facebook page posted that on Wednesday afternoon, a motorist called to reported that several baby ducks had fallen into a storm drain in front of Wilmington Plaza.

Police said that the ducks made it across four lanes of Main Street traffic before they took the plunge.

But the story had a happy ending. Members of the Department of Public Works joined other concerned residents to rescue the ducks and reunite them with their mother.

Check out the photos above, which were posted on the Wilmington Police Department Facebook page.
Kathy B May 28, 2014 at 03:27 PM
this is the best story of the day.

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