SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — CHP officers rescued a group of ducklings stuck in a storm drain near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Wednesday.
California Highway Patrol Spokesperson Andrew Barclay says an officer was parked at Vista Point when a motorist pulled up and told the officer there was a duck pacing near a storm drain.READ MORE: San Jose Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting With Carjacking Suspect
Another officer arrived to assist, and the ducklings were located in a storm drain. One of the officers climbed into the drain and was able to rescue the ducklings using a box made for flares.READ MORE: UPDATE: Marin Water Board Lifts Some Water Restrictions, Penalties Following Early Season Storms
The mother duck and seven ducklings were taken to a safe location and released.MORE NEWS: San Mateo Police Investigate Shooting in Hillsdale Mall Parking Lot
The operation took about an hour.