We will never get tired of seeing people being kind to ducks (or being kind full stop, actually). And one kind act inspires another. So when incredible pictures emerged of a kind man coming to the aid of a duck caught under ice, we knew it was a story that needed to be told.
Lars Jørun Langøien was amongst a sports academy group who had arrived for their weekly bathing session in the freezing waters of Sognsvann Lake, Norway. They noticed a small duck nearby, who had been crossing the ice before diving into an unfrozen area of the lake. The group watched on as the time passed, and the duck didn’t re-surface — he had become trapped under ice. The poor bird struggled to find his way out before appearing to just give up … and this was when Lars sprung into action. Take a look at these incredible pictures to see what happened next: