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Ducklings Safely Cross Pennsylvania Ave (Video)


When passers-by noticed a duck and her ducklings crossing Washington, D.C.’s busy Pennsylvania Ave., they helped them cross safely! As the caption on the video notes, “Other than Obama, what brings traffic on Pennsylvania Ave to a stop?”

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.


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9:03AM PST on Dec 3, 2012

Very good. Thanks.

5:28AM PDT on Oct 8, 2012

Sweet, we have LOts OF wild ducks, geese in our area and lucky that they usually parade across roads where the traffic is slow but every one I know just stops and watches them, Cute video thanks for sharing with us!

7:38AM PDT on Oct 6, 2012

Very sweet! Good pleople who guarded them ti cross safely! Also remember about that brave police officer who helped ducks also cross the street! Congratulation to them for caring and making something to help!

11:12AM PDT on Sep 9, 2012


7:08PM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

So cute! I think I read that book as a kid...

5:53AM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

So glad to see people caring :)

1:30AM PDT on Sep 7, 2012

What cuties! Have to love the two little ones that had trouble getting up the curb, but they kept trying and succeding.

Thanks to the people who stopped traffic to keep them safe!

Too bad the Congress isn't as smart as these little ones. Congress doesn't give a quack!

4:02PM PDT on Sep 6, 2012

Please, if anyone knows the officer who gave momma duck and her babies an escort, please, tell him, THANK YOU!!!! GOD BLESS YOU !!!!!! How awesome is he!!!!!!!

2:19PM PDT on Jun 24, 2012

Aww, I would not hesitate to stop for those little ducks in D.C. Now if those were politicians crossing the road? I can't be so sure I would stop for them.

4:41AM PDT on Apr 15, 2012

glad they all crossed ok! :) thanks for sharing

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