Concerned Mama Duck Watches as Officials Rescue Her 8 Ducklings From Drain

Playing Mama Duck Watches As 8 Of Her Babies Are Rescued From A Storm Drain By Police

A mama duck waited anxiously as rescuers scooped her eight ducklings from a storm drain Monday evening.

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Local animal control, sewage authorities and police and fire officials banded together to get the ducklings to safety after the fell into the drain in Washington, D.C.

In a video shared by D.C. Fire and EMS, officials lifted the ducklings out of the grate one by one using a net.

Eventually, a female official could be seen releasing the ducklings back to their mom before they all marched away from the scene.

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“Mission successful,” officials tweeted.

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