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Officers thanked by Cincinnati Zoo for gosling rescue

Specialist Cecilia Charron helps free the gosling trapped in the string of the Mother's Day balloon. (Photo: YouTube/James Givens Specialist Cecilia Charron helps free the gosling trapped in the string of the Mother's Day balloon. (Photo: YouTube/James Givens
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

The two Cincinnati Police Officers who rescued a baby gosling from the string of a balloon were thanked by the zoo Tuesday.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden president/director Thane Maynard personally thanked officers James Givens and Cecilia Charron for their actions in saving gosling. 

The two CPD officers gained national attention for rescuing the gosling after Mother's Day.

With Givens recording and the mother goose honking, Charron freed the baby bird from the balloon. After being freed, the video shows the gosling promptly running off to join the rest of the family.

The rescue came after a mother goose came up and pecked on Givens' car door for help.

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