Everyone knows a a family of ducklings will follow their mother duck anywhere she goes, but sometimes mom doesn’t realize the gravity of her actions. Like this mommy duck who floored it across the world famous Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington DC in the middle of the day with her kids behind her.

Traffic easily could have wiped the ducklings off the map! Luckily, a few passersby noticed the duck family and made sure to help escort them through traffic. The video is featured on HuffingtonPost