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A heartwarming clip of a mama duck crossing a perilous motorway with her babies has gone viral online.
Footage of the Northern Motorway in Auckland, New Zealand shows not one but three lanes of traffic stopping as they wait for the cute birds to cross the road.
The clip was shared on Twitter and people praised the drivers and their patience.
SH1 NORTHERN MWY, SOUTHBOUND - 7:45AM
Please allow a little extra time citybound on the Northern Mwy this morning w… https://t.co/txuWQRoIoC — Waka Kotahi NZTA Auckland & Northland (@Waka Kotahi NZTA Auckland & Northland)
@NZTAAkl good on you Auckland drivers - no ducks harmed in the making of this — Bronwyn Muir (@Bronwyn Muir)
Quite possibly the only worthwhile traffic jam in history. https://t.co/YOxEwiuaKd — Simon Wong (@Simon Wong)
@NZTAAkl Good on ya drivers! :) I wonder what happened when they reached the concrete barrier.....? — Marc with a C and 💉💉💉 (@Marc with a C and 💉💉💉)
Extremely good that three lanes of traffic stopped for the ducks, and all three waited until they made it across ❤❤❤ https://t.co/Kii8INNRrp — space elf (@space elf)
@NZTAAkl Going to need some more duck lanes — Grant (@Grant)
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