Two Georgia boys have been heralded as heroes after saving a group of ducklings from a sewer in Savannah.
Earlier this week, the Savannah Police Department received a call about eight baby ducks in distress, the department said in a Facebook post. When a cop arrived to the scene, Derrick and Noah, were already on location. They were helping the little ones escape from a storm drain.
With the officer’s help, the boys pulled the ducks to safety, and the animals have since been taken to a wildlife preserve.
The Savannah Police Department praised the boys for their efforts on their Facebook page.
“Let's give Derrick and Noah some love for stepping up yesterday and making sure these cute little ducks were safe!,” read the post, which included a picture of one of the ducks and Derrick and Noah.
The upload, posted Tuesday, has received more than 6,000 reactions, over 1,000 shares and hundreds of comments. Many commenters said the guys were awesome” and called them “heroes.”
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