Saturday, June 2, 2012

Just ducky

I was told that this duckling was adopted by this pair of adults. The hatch-parents probably took off for parts unknown.  The baby can feed itself algae and any food delivered by humans, but it needs adult duck guidance, a gentle prod or a warning quack. Sweet little thing.  Light enough to walk on top of the algae.
Loop-de-loop.  It dipped down for something edible and ended up doing a 1 1/2 turn.  Gymnastic ducky.  Surprised itself at that turn of events. (Pun intended.)
Muddy leaf lump with eyes.

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