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Poughkeepsie PD rescues baby ducklings caught in storm drain

The Town of Poughkeepsie Highway Department removed several storm drain covers so officers could scoop the ducklings up to safety.

News 12 Staff

May 10, 2021, 10:16 PM

Updated 1,134 days ago

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Poughkeepsie PD rescues baby ducklings caught in storm drain
The Town of Poughkeepsie police rescued some ducklings that were caught in a storm drain Monday. 
Police and an animal control officer tried to get access to the ducks at 52 Kingwood Park, but could not reach them due to the storm grate. 
The Town of Poughkeepsie Highway Department removed several storm drain covers so officers could scoop the ducklings up to safety. 
Animal control waited for the mother duck to come out and collect her ducklings, and all of the ducklings followed her home. 
Courtesy Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department
Courtesy Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department
Courtesy Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department
Courtesy Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department


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