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Last Updated: Wednesday May 20 2009 07:04 GMT

Man rescues ducklings from ledge

A family of ducks in America have a man to thank for their survival after he saved a brood of ducklings who hatched on an office roof. Ore's got the story.

The female duck built her nest outside Joel Armstrong's office window, and when they hatched she set off for water.

But the ducklings weren't happy about following her, until Joel went to wait under the roof.

As soon as he was in position the ducklings started leaping and after showing off some pretty impressive catching ability, they were all safe on the ground.

Once that was done the family needed guiding through the busy town to the river.