CNN’s White House correspondent Jim AcostaJames (Jim) AcostaPlayboy correspondent sues White House over suspended credentials Playboy White House correspondent says he'll sue over suspended credentials Trump judges face scrutiny over president's cases 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.


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

This being Washington, there were jokes from some on Tuesday about whether President TrumpDonald John TrumpSarah Huckabee Sanders becomes Fox News contributor The US-Iranian scuffle over a ship is a sideshow to events in the Gulf South Korea: US, North Korea to resume nuclear talks 'soon' MORE would use his zero tolerance policy on illegal immigration when it came to ducks trespassing on White House grounds.