Good, the brat deserved it. Luckily it sounds like the mama duck won't reject it now that it has human scent because she went crazy. People need to learn never to touch a wild animals' baby.
Actually the myth that birds reject their young because of smell is not true, birds have a bad sense of smell so they don't care what the chick smells like even if you touch it. So I don't think mom rejected the chick at all, yay.
Ok, so it's less of a TR than a great story, but I HAD to share. As I was walking by today, I noticed the mama & baby ducks, so I stopped to enjoy the easter-y sight. As I walked up, there was a teenager trying to lean over and touch the baby ducks. The security guard nearby asked him to please leave the ducks alone, but before he could finish, the brat had grabbed a baby duck.
Mom went BERSERK. She had him on the ground in 5 seconds flat, protecting her young, pecking the bejesus out of his face & making my day. Stupid kid had to have the security CM save him from the duck & then got escorted off to first aid.
The ducks are my new favorite things at DL.
Those audio-animatronic ducks are getting more and more
sophisticated all the time. And everyone though Beaker
and Dr Honeydew were top of the line!
And you just KNOW that wasn't a "security guard"!
That was the person operating the controls of those
audio-animatronics! I'd LOVE to have that job!
"Hey, kid! DON'T bother those Ducks!"
(attack of the ducks begins)
Last edited by Aladdin; 04-11-2007 at 08:50 AM.
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