CNN’s White House correspondent Jim AcostaJames (Jim) AcostaHannity fires back at Acosta over book: 'Go hawk that garbage' on CNN Hannity fires back at Acosta over book: 'Go hawk that garbage' on CNN Acosta tells conservative media 'there's no guarantee you get to stay in power' MORE captured a video of a family of ducklings walking onto the grounds of the White House on Monday night.

The mother duck and her ducklings were captured heading under security barricades to enter the property. 

Acosta’s post went viral and was viewed over 1 million times on Twitter.

Ducks are regular visitors to the White House and the National Mall in Washington, particularly in the spring. Last year, a photographer for The New York Times captured a photo of a family of ducks walking down K Street.

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In 2017, a ramp for ducks was built at the U.S. Capitol, to some controversy. 

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