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Duck Stampede Floods Thailand Road

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The daily commute can be quite the grind. Maybe you deal with bumper-to-bumper highway traffic or crowded subway cars. Perhaps your route is so unpredictable that sometimes a 15-minute drive can turn into a 45-minute one.

But at least your daily commute isn't a quack ... literally.

Jack Sarathat lives in Thailand and was driving through Nakhon Pathom, about an hour west of Bangkok. Suddenly he was forced to bring his car to a halt. About 100,000 ducks were on the loose and taking over the rural road in the Bang Len district.

"I'm not sure why these ducks are in revolt," Saranthat says to a passenger, as translated by the Bangkok Post. "You can see the great mass of ducks swarming on the road. They have now occupied the area entirely."

Saranthat was en route to work and worried that he would be late due to the sea of ducks flooding the road. Impressively, the birds move in sync, not breaking formation as they move past the cars stuck at a standstill. At one point they even collectively stop, as if for a traffic light.

Video of the duck march was published to both LiveLeak and YouTube, with the various uploads collectively gaining hundreds of thousands of views. Comments include gems like "Duckapocalypse Now" and "Amazing how orderly they are, staying together, pausing, and so on."  Fortunately for the ducks, it appears their disregard for the motorists did not lead to any avian casualties.

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