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WEST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — Some ducklings in dire straits found salvation in a crew of kindhearted public servants who helped free the birds in Mercer County on Tuesday morning.

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The West Windsor Police Department responded to a call of ducklings possibly trapped in a storm drain in the parking lot of the Princeton Junction Post Office in New Jersey around 9:10 a.m.

Officer Kyle LaForge and the West Windsor Department of Public Works crew came to the rescue as they removed the grate and got all of the ducklings out.

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The crew released the mother duck and her ducklings, who are all said to be in good health, according to officials.