STORRS, Conn. (AP) - Firefighters rescued eight ducklings from a storm drain on the University of Connecticut campus.
Bystanders walking near the chemistry building called the fire department after noticing a mother duck and two ducklings crying outside the drain on Sunday evening, UConn said.
A firefighter attached to a safety rope used a ladder to reach six of the eight ducklings and bring them out.
The other two had made their way down a drain pipe. Crews lured those two out using a cord attached to a small dish filled with Rice Krispies.
UConn said the duck family was reunited and has returned to a nearby lake.