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Running afoul of the law: Alberta RCMP pluck stuck ducks from sewer

A rescued duckling is shown in a handout photo from Wood Buffalo RCMP. RCMP in northern Alberta stepped in when some ducklings ran afoul of a Fort McMurray sewer over the weekend.
Image Credit: THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Wood Buffalo RCMP MANDATORY CREDIT
June 27, 2017 - 6:00 AM

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. - RCMP in northern Alberta stepped in when some ducklings ran afoul of a Fort McMurray sewer over the weekend.

Police say they got a call about the stuck ducks early Sunday morning.

When officers arrived, they saw a mother on the road and could hear the ducklings in the sewer below, so they got quacking on a rescue.

The officers popped off the manhole cover and climbed down.

They were able to pluck the seven ducklings from the sewer

The birds were returned to their grateful mother.

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