Readers, your daily dose of cute: A group of ducklings is safely back in the care of their mother after the quick work of Sharon first responders Saturday morning.

Resident Christine Markt called police after she saw a group of ducklings stuck in a storm drain, along with their distressed mother who helplessly quacked from the street.

Sharon Police Officers Adam Leavitt and Michael Balestra were able to save 9 out of the 10 ducklings, and retrieved the tenth with backup from Firefighter John Guiod.

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“All left with Mom and headed happily back towards the lake,” the department’s Facebook page reported.