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: Oakland Ties 2020 Homicide Total in First 9 Months of 2021
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: Advocates for Immigrant Rights March From Santa Rosa to Healdsburg
The mother duck and seven ducklings were taken to a safe location and released.MORE NEWS: Pelosi Expects House to Pass Infrastructure Bill This Week
The operation took about an hour.