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Parade Of Ducklings Stops Traffic In Maine City

BIDDEFORD, Maine - Dozens of ducklings have made a bid to create the world's cutest traffic jam in a Maine city. Even "Make Way for Ducklings" author Robert McCloskey couldn't have envisioned a scene like the one in Biddeford on Wednesday morning. Biddeford resident Karen Ramunno captured the scene on video as a mother duck guided 45 ducklings across a five-lane road.

The mother duck shepherded the babies across Alfred Road in two waves, one of 22 and another of 23. WCSH-TV reports the impromptu duckling parade brought traffic to a standstill in both directions, but no one seemed to mind.Ramunno says no one beeped at the line of ducklings, which made it across safely.