N STREET NW, 3100 block, June 17. A mother duck and eight ducklings were found in a backyard pool. When a person approached, the mother duck flew away. An officer put the ducklings in a carrier on a porch, and when the ducklings began to cry, the mother returned and was caught. The ducks were taken to the Washington Canoe Club pier and released.

Among cases handled by the Humane Rescue Alliance.