Ducklings dying in pools at NMAI in Washington
Ducklings have died in the pools outside the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., four or five times, a spokesperson said.

The most recent incident occurred last Saturday. Children cried as five ducklings were sucked into a drain in one of the pools

Maintenance workers were able to rescue five other ducklings. The mother duck apparently wasn't affected.

The museum plans to install more equipment to prevent future incidents. The wetlands and pools have attracted ducks, birds and other wildlife since the museum opened in September 2004.

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Ducklings Die in Pool Drain At American Indian Museum (The Washington Post 5/23)