Posted: May 31, 2018

WATCH: Woman rescues ducklings from storm drain in heartwarming viral video

File photo of ducklings with their mother. A Tennessee woman has gone viral after she saved ducklings from a storm drain in downtown Memphis.
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File photo of ducklings with their mother. A Tennessee woman has gone viral after she saved ducklings from a storm drain in downtown Memphis.

By Ryan Glover, Fox13Memphis.com

MEMPHIS, Tenn. —

A Tennessee woman has gone viral for all the right reasons.

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Shara Fenell told WHBQ that she was walking in downtown Memphis on Memorial Day near the Peabody Hotel when she heard a noise. She said she wasn't sure what the noise was at first or where it was coming from, until she looked in a storm drain.

>> Watch the video here

When Fenell looked down, she saw about eight ducklings. She and her friend noticed the mother duck walking around the drain trying to do something.

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What Fenell decided to do next made her go viral.

She jumped into the drain and saved the ducklings. She lifted them one by one to a good Samaritan.

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Fenell told WHBQ that she made sure the ducklings and their mother crossed the street safely.

Great work, Shara Fenell!

>> See her Facebook post here

It's been a while since I left the house and when I did....... This Happened! #MemorialDay #MemorialDayShenanigans #DuckLivesMatter #PeabodyDucks #2018ImComingForYou #SharasChronicles #FitChic

Posted by Shara Fenell on Tuesday, May 29, 2018


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Officer Johnston used a net to scoop the ducklings up and reunited them with their mother, the Upper St. Clair Police Department posted on Facebook.

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“Well ... we do just about anything,” the post said. “Please call us for assistance, even if you think it's something the police won't do. We always try our best to serve the public ... and nature.”

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