STOCKTON — Thirteen ducklings were rescued from a Stockton storm drain Monday.
Stockton police and Animal Services officers were called to Amarillo Way and Waterbury Drive around noon after a mother duck was seen pacing back and forth in the area, according to Joe Silva with the Stockton Police Department.
All thirteen ducklings were found 6 feet down in a storm drain.
Today a SPD Officer & an Animal Services Officer rescued thirteen ducklings that were found inside a 6-foot storm drain in the area of Amarillo Wy & Waterbury Dr. The ducklings were transported to the Animal Shelter & then will be taken to a wildlife sanctuary. pic.twitter.com/AAyI5P8k7W
— Stockton Police Dept (@StocktonPolice) April 15, 2019
Silva says the two officers were able to save the baby ducks but their mother was nowhere to be found.
The ducklings were taken to a rescue shelter in Lodi. By Monday night, they were expected to be moved to a wildlife sanctuary near Jackson.