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We saw a duckling wandering align the road

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SoupDragon Sun 26-Jun-11 17:18:06

.. some distance from the duck pond. It is really really hot.

SHould I go back and pick it up if it is still there?

What would I do with it?

It wasn't fluffy and yellow but not adult plumage either.

SoupDragon Sun 26-Jun-11 17:19:12

along the road.

I am feeling guilty and worried about it.

LaurieFairyCake Sun 26-Jun-11 17:20:18

I would

but I'm a bit soft

SoupDragon Sun 26-Jun-11 17:21:59

that's my problem!

I'm just worried what i would do with it and what I'd feed it etc etc.

peppapighastakenovermylife Sun 26-Jun-11 17:22:15

We live near a wetlands centre and people are always 'rescuing' ducklings they find. 99% of the time the rangers say to leave them as the mother will come looking / back / be hiding because she saw you.

I however would probably end up putting it back in the pond in this situation - as it would be at risk wandering along the road?

SoupDragon Sun 26-Jun-11 17:28:32

That's the problem - the pond with the ducks on is quite a distance. Realistically, it can't have walked there. Could it have flown? I've no idea!

Maybe someone has ducks in their garden.

SoupDragon Sun 26-Jun-11 17:30:28

Maybe i could go and move it to the large grassed area and put a tub of water down for it... if it's still there - I'd have to drive back to it.

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