Lucky ducks saved from drain in Red Lion Square, Stamford
Thirteen, they say, is unlucky for some - and for one family of ducks it certainly brought mixed blessings this week.
As a mallard mum and her army of 13 ducklings waddled across a rather quiet Red Lion Square on Monday, an unseen trap awaited.
While she and the rest of her downy brood stayed at pavement level, two unsuspecting little ones slipped straight through the gap in a drain cover and disappeared from view.
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