Urban Wildlife at the White House

A mother duck and her eight babies approached the fence surrounding The White House lawn. Then the mother duck hopped over the low concrete barrier. The babies could not follow, until security guards helped them along.

Ducks approach The White House, where security guards helped them onto the lawn

Ducks approach The White House, where security guards helped them onto the lawn

Christopher Gorham, who plays Auggie Anderson on USA’s Covert Affairs, happened to be visiting and captured a video of the ducks hopping onto The White House lawn.

 Christopher Gorham @ChrisGorham, Auggie on Covert Affairs, captures ducks going to the White House.

Christopher Gorham, Covert Affairs star, captures video of ducks sneaking on the White House gardens

Mama Duck made it over the fence, the ducklings are helped by security guards.  Video by Christopher Gorham, "Auggie" on Covert Affairs

Mama Duck made it over the fence, the ducklings are helped by security guards. Video by Christopher Gorham, “Auggie” on Covert Affairs

Link to videos, #DucklingGate, from March 21, 2012
Part 1: Wrong Turn
Part 2: A Step Up?
“White House security reunites mother duck with her babies. Aw factor of 10!”

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Sources:
whosay.com/christophergorham
dailymail.co.uk

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