Somerville Officers Rescue Ducklings

Officers from Somerville Animal Control rescued six baby ducks on May 29. The ducklings had become trapped in a sewer catch basin near Home Depot and couldn’t get out, leaving mommy duck and a seventh duckling distraught. Based on photos and videos of the rescue effort, posted on the Somerville Police Department’s Facebook page, officers lowered a basket into the catch basin and hoisted the duckings to safety. Officers then escorted the reunited ducks as they waddled toward the Mystic River. Fowl play was not suspected.

Video of rescued ducklings (Facebook)

One thought on “Somerville Officers Rescue Ducklings”

  1. What a touching video and story. I salute all involved in this rescue of the ducklings. You are all good and caring people!

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