Some lucky ducks were saved by the Fire Department of the City of New York after their relaxing day out floating went awry.

The group were on a giant inflatable swan, when an unexpected current swept them out into "heavy marine traffic," requiring a rescue to get back to shore.

FDNY shared a picture of the rescue on their Instagram, where they reminded everyone to "always take precautions when swimming or entering the water surrounding our city. Only enter the water where swimming is permitted and where lifeguards are on duty."

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